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Re: Using Unicode symbols for accidentals

From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: Using Unicode symbols for accidentals
Date: Sat, 12 Nov 2011 10:19:55 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.0.90 (gnu/linux)

Hans Aberg <address@hidden> writes:

> On 12 Nov 2011, at 05:38, David Kastrup wrote:
>> Unfortunately, it is just programmers and not musicians who have a
>> reasonable chance of being able to figure out how to produce ♯ on a
>> computer keyboard.
> One approach is having an editor which can provide replacements for
> input text. So one just types fs..., and it will replace it with
> f♯. The editor of this mail wants to replace ... by …, so I have to
> trick it not to. :-)

If the editor is doing smart replacements anyway, he can display an
actual note (akin to the kind of moving letter types used for
typesetting scores at the time of Monteverdi).

David Kastrup

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