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From: "Bonnie Thomas Chaffin" <>
Subject: Re: [DNA] Public vs Private
Date: Fri, 7 Nov 2003 21:54:46 -0500
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Thank you for answering Julia.

Does that mean if we are of a common haplogroup we can have 25/25 or 24/25
matches on the Y-DNA?

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Sent: Friday, November 07, 2003 9:42 PM
Subject: Re: [DNA] Public vs Private


> In a message dated 11/7/2003 6:23:29 PM Pacific Standard Time,
> writes:
> >
> What am I missing? Why would one not make those results
> public in hopes of finding matches?
>
> I understand comparing them to the surname group, but wouldn't the
database
> be a possible information source as well?
> <
>
> If you are of a common Haplogroup, you can have hundreds of exact matches
> with other surnames, which could be very confusing to a person who is new
at this
> game. The administrator of the group project can be inundated with email
> from participants with questions about the matches. It is better to, at
least,
> start out as private and then open them when more is understood about
outside
> matches.
>
> Julia French Wood
>
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