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Re: LilyPond 2.3.7 is out

From: Werner LEMBERG
Subject: Re: LilyPond 2.3.7 is out
Date: Wed, 21 Jul 2004 06:36:16 +0200 (CEST)

> In fact, one of our regular contributor was recently seen
> recommending 2.2 over 2.3. This is, of course, heresy.


> To spur the adoption of LilyPond 2.3, I have decided to give 2.3 yet
> another bonus-point over 2.2.  The latest development release sports
> the long-awaited rewrite of the slur code.

This might indeed be a reason to switch.  What about backporting? :-)

> In the meantime, Jan has been preparing for sleepless nights to come
> by rewriting our build system.  Hopefully, we will switch LilyPond
> to Scons ( in the near future, thus obviating the
> baroque counterpoint of autoconf, make, stepmake and libtool.

I'm following those changes with mild interest, waiting whether it
really is as promising as you say.  Compare this with your enthusiasm
for C++ at the beginning...


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