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Re: PATCH - DOC: Added @knownissue to NR for fingering

From: James Lowe
Subject: Re: PATCH - DOC: Added @knownissue to NR for fingering
Date: Fri, 11 Mar 2011 23:00:27 +0000
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-----Original Message-----
From: David Kastrup <address@hidden>
Organization: Organization?!?
Date: Thu, 10 Mar 2011 23:47:41 +0100
To: Lilypond Dev <address@hidden>
Subject: Re: PATCH - DOC: Added @knownissue to NR for fingering

>James Lowe <address@hidden> writes:
>> Doc: Added @knownissue to NR for fingering
>> By default double-digit fingering (i.e. >9) is not possible using
>> normal fingering markups. There is an LSR that has been posted for
>> at the time of this patch, and will be included in the snippet link in
>> @seealso already in this section.
>> Tidied up some grammar and minor punctuation changes.
>> ---
>> Came out of
>Stupid question: since I can see no use for following a fingering with a
>digit, why don't we just change the parser appropriately?  _If_ there is
>some use for numbers greater than 10 (apart from the current situation,
>button accordion fingerings may need to be underlined in order to
>indicate helper rows, and one could likely just put something in the
>engraver which does this for numbers greater 10, deducting 10 in the
>process), rather than making yet-another-LSR-snippet, we could just
>allow larger numbers.
>Any reason not to?

Well there's no rush for this specific patch, so it can wait for a while
in case anyone wants to chime in/add some code change.

I agree that another LSR is not ideal, but we need to do something I think.



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