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## Re: triplet brackets

 From: Han-Wen Nienhuys Subject: Re: triplet brackets Date: Tue, 17 Sep 2002 01:51:17 +0200

address@hidden writes:
> On Friday 13 September 2002 11.34, Mats Bengtsson wrote:
> > The default in Lilypond to add a triplet bracket as
> > soon as you don't have a beam with exactly the same
> > length as the triplet.
>
> I know, the question was whether this should be considered a good behaviour,
> or if it would be better to have a different default (for the todo). E.g., I
> can find no example of sane notes where it would be bad to have a rule like
> "make the brackets invisible iff the bracketed notes are all in the same
> beam", but I might be wrong.

Detecting all cases where the bracket is not needed is difficult. For
example

[c16 c \times 2/3 { c c c } c16]

I'd say it is not very clear which notes belong to the tuplet.

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