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    Re: Another cylindrical bygrave
    From: Hein Bodahl
    Date: 2010 Feb 24, 13:32 +0100

    On 22.02.2010 21:23, Douglas Denny wrote:
    > An idea:-
    >
    > It would be interesting for someone here who has access to all the different 
    scales and/or programmes to produce them for the Bygrave slide rule,  to have 
    them made available in one place.
    >
    > If the source code is also made available, there may be programmers 
    worldwide who can improve the scales appearance or ease of use (colours, 
    pitch adjustment, length of scale adjustment etc) and who can then re-issue 
    their version for further improvement in the same way that Linux was made 
    available for development.
    >
    > My friend Peter Martinez who produced a simple form of the scale but who is 
    now otherwise engaged in other research and therefore has no time to develop 
    a better version might be persuaded to become involved again if source code 
    was available to 'play with'. He programmes in Delphi.  I have some limited 
    experience of 'C'.
    
    Some of the stuff I have gathered is available from
    
    http://www.sveengard.no/cn/
    
    Nothing new there, and not much in the programs directory. But I plan to
     fill it up in time.
    
    It was really intended for private use so I haven't gotten the indexing
    to work properly. You have to expand the sitemap to find files or you
    will get a 403 error.
    
    Hein
    
    
    
    

       
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