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    Re: Any interest?
    From: Ken Gebhart
    Date: 2003 Nov 30, 22:37 -0600

    on 11/30/03 9:37 PM, Gordon Talge at gtalge{at}PE.NET wrote:
    > Michael Dorl wrote:
    >> As an exercise in learning Microsoft c++ and windows programming, I wrote a
    >> small application to
    >> reduce a set of sights.  It's assumed that the sights are all taken from
    >> the same location (my back
    >> porch does not move).
    >> The sights are read from a file and can be edited, printed, saved, etc.
    >> The program calculates the two possible locations for each pair of sights.
    >> The equal altitude circle for each sight is drawn to a meta-file and the
    >> meta-file can be displayed in a
    >> pop up window.  You can select an area of the display and zoom in on it to
    >> get an idea of how the sights
    >> agree and at what angles the circles intersect.
    >> The .exe file is about 120KB, the source code is about 250KB.  I used
    >> Microsoft c++ version 6.0.  I'm willing
    >> to share both with anyone who will give me some constructive
    >> feedback.  This is a work in progress.
    > Sounds good, but you need to dump Microsoft take up GNU/Linux.
    > Try out the gcc and g++ complier collection all for free.
    > "Free" as in Freedom and "Free" as in Free Beer.
    > http://www.gnu.org and http://www.debian.org
    > -- Gordon
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    I have no reply to the posting you made, but I would like to comment on your
    email addressing.  The subject (Re: any interest) almost went completely by
    me, along with the other 150 spam messages I get daily. I happened to notice
    your name as a prior contributor to the list. I suggest to all members that
    a subject containing an eye catching word like "navigation, or celestial,
    etc" be used.
    Ken Gebhart

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