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    Re: Refraction
    From: Fred Hebard
    Date: 2005 Aug 17, 09:52 -0400

    On Aug 17, 2005, at 9:25 AM, Marcel E. Tschudin wrote:
    
    > Wolfgang K?berer wrote
    >
    >> Marcel,
    >>
    >> The article by D.H.Sadler is in Vol. 5 (1952) of the (then) "Journal
    >> of
    >> the
    >> Royal Institute of Navigation". The Institute of Navigation recently
    >> published the whole run of their journal up to 2003 (Vol. 56) on
    >> CD-ROM
    >> and
    >> DVD which I have. I could send you the article off list, if you like.
    >>
    >> W. K?berer
    >>
    >> -----Urspr?ngliche Nachricht-----
    >> Von: Navigation Mailing List
    >> [mailto:NAVIGATION-L{at}LISTSERV.WEBKAHUNA.COM]
    >> Im
    >> Auftrag von Fred Hebard
    >> Gesendet: Dienstag, 16. August 2005 23:01
    >> An: NAVIGATION-L{at}LISTSERV.WEBKAHUNA.COM
    >> Betreff: Re: Refraction
    >
    > Thank you Fred and W. K?berer for your attention and your kind help!
    > Yes, I
    > am very much interested in this article of D.H. Sadler which - to my
    > understanding - seems to be the basis of this table 6 from Pub. 249. I
    > just
    > wonder, whether this article would not be also of interest to other
    > members
    > of the list, since this table 6 has now been so much discussed here?
    > Wouldn't
    > it therefore be possible to send it as an attachment in a mail to the
    > members of this list?
    >
    >
    >
    > If any member of this list would like to contact me directly by e-
    > mail, you
    > can do so by sending your mail to Marcel at TschudinFamily dot com.
    >
    >
    >
    > Marcel
    >
    >
    
    Marcel,
    
    General broadcast of the article to the list would probably violate
    copyright.  It is my belief as a scholar, I am no lawyer, that sending
    one copy of the article to you is within the fair-use provisions of
    copyright law.  However, as a matter of law, I would be violating
    copyright to have the article faxed to me from my library source and
    then forward it to you.  But I have done that in limited cases, perhaps
    stretching the interpretation of fair use.
    
    One can get reprints of newer articles from the authors or their
    websites.  With these older articles, it's tough, and the journal
    publishers have taken to trying to charge an arm and a leg for them.
    If one has a research library nearby, it's no problem.  But those of us
    far away from research libraries (100 miles in my case) have to pay
    more or do without.
    
    In this case, you can buy the entire journal archive that Wolfgang has
    for ?100 from the Royal Institute of Navigation, and help sustain them,
    but I'm not sure you would be interested in very many of the articles.
    In that case, it wouldn't be worth it.
    
    Fred
    
    
    

       
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