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    Re: Computer generated Almanac
    From: Peter Fogg
    Date: 2003 Sep 10, 16:15 +1000

    I thought this was the real threat to the printed version: that it may be
    facing extinction due to an ever smaller demand, rather than from
    competition from potential imitators.
    ----- Original Message -----
    From: "Rino van Dam"
    > Since Her Majesty's Nautical Almanac Office makes available the formulas
    > needed to calculate values as they are printed in the NA (in the 'AstroNav
    > PC...' book), I wouldn't worry too much about reproducing your own NA,
    > a layout similar to the original NA.
    > I suspect they are much more relaxed about it than some members of this
    > list... :-)  Within a few years the printed Almanac will be a thing of the
    > past anyway, or at least a very distant second to computer based
    > calculations.
    > Rino

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