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Re: Optical spacing fails at tight situations

From: Carl Sorensen
Subject: Re: Optical spacing fails at tight situations
Date: Mon, 17 Jan 2011 16:21:29 -0700

On 1/17/11 4:18 PM, "James Bailey" <address@hidden> wrote:

> On Jan 14, 2011, at 12:30 AM, Carl Sorensen wrote:
>> On 1/13/11 2:16 PM, "Janek Warchoł" <address@hidden>
>> wrote:
>>> The distances are not equal. Optical corrections are made there.
>> OK, you got me interested so I spent some time I didn't have on this.  I
>> must be a LilyPond addict.
>> It appears that the optical spacing *is* being added during note-spacing.cc.
>> I assume (although I haven't tracked it down) that it is eliminated later
>> when the spacing is adjusted using the springs-and-rods algorithm.
>> The spacing parameter that affects this is NoteSpacing
>> #'same-direction-correction.
>> Presumably, if we want to keep the optical spacing in tightly-packed music
>> we'll have to make changes in the springs-and-rods code for a staff line.
>> HTH,
>> Carl
> Some pre-work before my tuesday duties. Is this a feature, bug, or
> currently-working-but-could-be-improved behavior? And should I add it to the
> tracker?

I guess I'd call it a bug, with low priority.  I haven't checked to see if
it's a regression.



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