History of Gramps
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It is important to know your roots, to know where you come from, so you can understand where we are going, and what we have achieved. Here is an overview of the history of Gramps.
The releases so far
Gramps officially started April 21, 2001. Don has written up a great blog entry on how it came about. A stable release however was only achieved on 2004-02-11, as can be learned from the Previous releases overview.
The 2.2.x releases came about in 2006, with some important improvements, and the 3.0 version came March 2008.
Recently there has been major release about once a year.
The table below shows the main changes in some recent releases.
|Version||Release Date||Schema version||Notes|
|3.2.0||15 Mar 2010||14||Modify Notes and Dates|
|3.3.0||11 Jun 2011||15||Add tagging and surname list|
|3.4.0||21 May 2012||16||Replace Source ref with citations|
|4.0.0||21 May 2013||Conversion to GTK3 and support Python 3|
|4.1.0||15 Jun 2014||17||Create place hierarchy|
Evolution of Gramps some screenshots
Obviously the sidebar is growing on every release. Originally the icons where semi-realistic, but Gramps has adopted the Tango style for its icons. The main window looks have changed by version as follows: