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Re: Issue 694 in lilypond: Enhancement: arrowed heads for microtone acci
Re: Issue 694 in lilypond: Enhancement: arrowed heads for microtone accidentals
Sun, 19 Sep 2010 21:17:14 +0000
Comment #10 on issue 694 by joseph.wakeling: Enhancement: arrowed heads for
Looking at the patches, they don't address the fundamental problem. I
don't know whether they really matter at this stage.
The problem is not the support for arbitrary fractional alterations of a
pitch per se. The problem is that Lilypond permits only one possible
accidental for any given alteration of a pitch, whereas some microtonal
notations (like the arrowed notation) can have two different accidentals
for the same pitch alteration.
I'll try and write up an adequate description of the problems/concerns for
the -devel list. I did try and do this some time ago at:
... but the discussion/feedback at the time didn't lead to an adequate