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Re: Lily on OSX Leopard, problems running own build

From: Patrick McCarty
Subject: Re: Lily on OSX Leopard, problems running own build
Date: Fri, 8 May 2009 11:28:59 -0700

On Fri, May 8, 2009 at 8:37 AM, Graham Percival
<address@hidden> wrote:
> Frankly, my preferred solution is just to document that you can
> still use the command-line version perfectly well, and newbies
> should use jEdit, and then maoing **delete** the GUI from the OSX
> version.  I'm not convinced we should bother keeping the GUI in
> the Windows version, either.  And if the Linux version has a GUI,
> we should kill that.  Nobody should be using the default lilypond
> editor.  The specialized ones (jedit) are incredibly better,
> especially for newbies.  And advanced users probably have their
> own favorite editor (vim if they're smart, emacs otherwise ;), so
> there's no benefit to keeping lame, broken GUIs.

While the builtin GUIs are not in very great shape, what would take their place?

I mean, most users expect that when a new icon appears on their
desktop, and they double-click it, *something* should happen.  ;-)


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