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## Re: Reverting Beat Grouping Commands

 From: Neil Puttock Subject: Re: Reverting Beat Grouping Commands Date: Sat, 25 Apr 2009 16:27:22 +0100

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> On 4/25/09 8:24 AM, "Neil Puttock" <address@hidden> wrote:
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>> 2009/4/22 Carl D. Sorensen <address@hidden>:
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>>> Does this help clarify what I'm thinking?
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>> Yes, thank you.
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>> To be honest, I'm not convinced by the idea of using a fake grob just
>> for the convenience of easy overriding and reverting.
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> Why would we not want to develop a mechanism that allows the use of standard
> LilyPond syntax?

It's not standard syntax for context properties to pretend to be a
non-existent grob purely for the purposes of using \override and
\revert.

> What are the disadvantages you see to this method?

None from a practical perspective.

I just think all-grob-descriptions should be reserved for real grobs.

Regards,
Neil