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praise (and a sample)

From: Han-Wen Nienhuys
Subject: praise (and a sample)
Date: Tue, 13 Jan 2004 19:37:31 +0100

address@hidden writes:
> Hey, everyone --
> Just wanted to take this opportunity to say again how great I think 
> Lilypond is, and pass on my thanks and kudos to the development team 
> for their incredible work. I've never seen anything approaching the 
> output that I get from Lilypond -- I'm totally confident that my music 
> publishing needs will be fulfilled beyond my expectations using this 
> great application.
> To show off Lilypond (even though I'm preaching to the choir here!), 
> here's a link to the first page of my "Upside-Down Rag", which is 
> basically untweaked Lilypond output (beyond some text placement and tie 
> adjustment done in Illustrator), and looks better than most recent 
> "professional" publications I've compared it to (q.v., just about any 
> Warner Bros. score, and even many of the most recent by "the old 
> houses"):
>        <>
> Beat that, Finale/Sibelius/Igor/whatever!!!  =)

Yes, and with lilypond 2.1 it would even look better!  (The space
following the barlines is a tad on the large side.)

> p.s. All my final engraved and printed files will include a colophon in 
> which Lilypond will be conspicuously mentioned!



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