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Re: improved accidental algorithm

 From: Werner LEMBERG Subject: Re: improved accidental algorithm Date: Wed, 24 Jul 2002 19:29:50 +0200 (CEST)

> > For good typography this is
> > needed quite often I think.  Perhaps something like
>
> I thought that you just explained how to get an algorithm that works
> 99% of the cases?

I made restrictions :-) And there are multiple possibilities if you
have more than one voice in a staff.  This *can't* be solved
automatically.

> A real solution (as opposed to kludge) for
> controlling this from the input is not easy. In general, a lot of your
> proposals like
>
> >   d!4\accShift "-2"
>
> seem to fall into the
>
>  Could you implement feature XXXX? It is really easy, just extend the
>  syntax to allow YYYY!

Not really.  I'm not interested in extending the syntax but to suggest
simplifications for the user, also called `shorthands'.  The \property
stuff is already a pain in the ass since it produces far too long
lines.