GEDCOMpare ignores alternative names

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This is what I tested. I created a profile with persian/arabic letters. I exported it as GETCOM. In Gramps, I edited it to also have an alternate name card in latin. I imported it back with GETCOMpare. The results:

- GETCOMpare did not match the imported record with the original record even though both first and last name still were the same

-GETCOMpare completely ignored the name in latin, did not list it in the comparison, as if the addition never existed.

This was a test to see how wikitree is currently dealing with alternate names. It seems it is just not. For more info on this issue please see:

asked in WikiTree Tech by Artin Modaresi G2G2 (2.4k points)
retagged by Ellen Smith

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