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Re: adding to docs (was: Lyricsto skips notes with melisma's in 2.2 ?)

From: Michael Kallas
Subject: Re: adding to docs (was: Lyricsto skips notes with melisma's in 2.2 ?)
Date: Thu, 13 Jan 2005 15:42:00 +0100


Graham Percival <address@hidden> schrieb am 12.01.05 23:23:42:
> How can we improve the manual faster?  Be very specific about the
> changes.  For example,
> If you (or anybody) could write material and tell me exactly where
> to put it, I could update the docs much faster.  You don't need
> to download CVS, edit texinfo, or anything like that.
> For example, you could say this:
> ----
> Printing-lyrics.html
> In section 2.13  (printing lyrics), above the last line ("More options,  
> like..."),
> please add:
> To add lyrics to a divided part, use foo bar.  For example,
> \score {
>   \notes {blah <<blah>> }
>   \lyrics {blah <<blah>> }
>   blah blah blah
> }
> ------
> If I have something like that, I can easily see where it goes, check if  
> it belongs
> there, check the spelling and grammar, and put the lilypond code into
> the texinfo document.  I might not agree with where you wanted to put  
> it,
> so I might add it to a different section (with a link from the place  
> you wanted
> it).  For example, I think that divisi lyrics are too complicated to go  
> in
> section 2.13; I'd probably add them to chapter 5.  But if I have some
> material to work with, I can deal with it much faster.
> This goes for all the other "why don't you document this" or "the docs  
> should
> say something about this" issues.  Tell me exactly what you want and  
> where.
> You don't need to compile anything, you don't need to download the  
> source
> tree, or anything like that.  All you need are the documentation, an  
> email
> client, and a bit of time.
> Cheers,
> - Graham Percival, Documentation Editor.
Maybe you could add that text to
the footnote in
or some other prominent place like the mailing list archive site.


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