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Re: Any "objective" praises?

From: Erik Sandberg
Subject: Re: Any "objective" praises?
Date: Thu, 22 Sep 2005 11:18:45 +0200

On Thu, 2005-09-22 at 00:39 +0200, Han-Wen Nienhuys wrote:
> Erik Sandberg wrote:
> > Hi,
> > 
> > I am looking for good comparisons between different typesetting
> > softwares' layout beautifulness.
> > 
> > Lots of people have praised the beautifulness of lily's output on our
> > various lists; it seems that everyone agrees that the (untweaked) output
> > of lily is far more beautiful than the (untweaked) output of any other
> > music typesetting program. However, our lists is a very biased source.
> > 
> > Does anyone know about a good third-party comparison of music notation
> > software, where lily is included, and where some general judgement of
> > beautifulness is included?
> there aren't, and that's because beauty is subjective. If you want 
> objective measure, then compare with hand-engraved scores. That's also 
> what we do.

Then I'm looking for a third-party comparison between different music
notation software and corresponding hand-engraved scores. (I guess none
exists, though ...)


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