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Re: Why don't we get rid of \chordmode?

From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: Why don't we get rid of \chordmode?
Date: Wed, 28 Apr 2010 22:29:55 +0200
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Reinhold Kainhofer <address@hidden> writes:

> Am Mittwoch, 28. April 2010 20:15:00 schrieb David Kastrup:
>> But I don't like its look.  Would you consider c4/8 an adequate syntax?
> Unfortunately, it's already in use. How would you distinguish the two 
> currently possible syntaxes:
>   c2*3/8
>   c2*3:8

The latter makes only limited sense: what does it mean to do an eighth
tremolo on a half note that is three times as long as written?

Make the latter c2/8*3, and it makes more sense.  But I agree that this
distinction is a bit fine for comfort.

David Kastrup

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