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    Re: Free online CelNav course
    From: Greg R_
    Date: 2010 Nov 6, 17:28 -0700

    On 11/6/2010 3:56:21 PM, Gary LaPook (glapook---.net) wrote:
    
    > (As an aside, why do the Brits use the term "maths" for mathicatics while
    > Americans use simply "math." The guy who put up this course used
    > "maths.")
    
    Maybe for the same reason that they refer to companies, corporations (and
    groups in general?) in the plural vs. singular - i.e. NavList ARE going
    to...
    
    Never figured that one out either, or maybe they just believe in
    "plurality"... ;-)
    
    --
    GregR
    
    
    
    > I have glanced through the entire course and, although it is generally
    > good, I agree with you. It is unfortunate that he introduces non-standard
    > terminology with his use of "AP" for "actual position" and he then
    > introduces "CP" for "chosen position" (what everybody calls "AP,"
    > "assumed position") in section 5.4, page 12 & 13 so this is bound to cause
    > confusion for anybody who also looks at the standard works or who might be
    > discussing his work with anyone who was trained using the standard
    > terminology. Even worse, however, is in section 9.4, page 33 he states
    > that when using H.O. 249, volume 1 that you compute the GHA of the STAR
    > and then assume a "chosen position" based on the LHA of the STAR when you
    > must actually use the GHA and the LHA of Aries when using volume 1 so this
    > is a plain error.
    >
    > (As an aside, why do the Brits use the term "maths" for mathicatics while
    > Americans use simply "math." The guy who put up this course used
    > "maths.")
    >
    > gl
    >
    > On 11/6/2010 7:51 AM, John Karl wrote:
    > I
    > don't think I could recommend this website to anyone wishing to learn
    > CelNav. In Section 1.5, pp 13-19, there are four misconceptions about how
    > and why St. Hilai
    
    
    
    
    

       
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