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Re: GDP NR 1.6 Staff notation ready for public review

From: Patrick McCarty
Subject: Re: GDP NR 1.6 Staff notation ready for public review
Date: Fri, 17 Oct 2008 10:54:14 -0700

On Fri, Oct 17, 2008 at 1:52 AM, Trevor Daniels <address@hidden> wrote:
> Patrick McCarty wrote  Thursday, October 16, 2008 8:15 PM
>> I thought we wanted to leave all of these examples here.  Since they
>> cover all of the easy-to-tweak properties of StaffSymbol, I think it
>> would be better to leave it "as-is".  If we want to move the examples
>> with \override to @snippets, I think it would be more appropriate to
>> combine them into one or two snippets.
> Well, this section seems quite different from all the others in the NR
> in that it documents -all- the properties of StaffSymbol rather than
> just the useful ones.  I don't think 'line-positions or 'width are useful
> to typical or even advanced users, do you?  Leaving them in simply
> dilutes the usefulness of this section.  The key properties are
> 'line-count and 'thickness, and the predefs \startStaff and \stopStaff.
> The remainder should be moved to NR 5 ('line-positions and 'width)
> or snippets, with some explanation of what they might be used for.
> And if we can't say what they might be used for why are they there
> at all?

Okay, I see what you mean.  Leaving the 'line-count, 'thickness, and
the two \startStaff and \stopStaff examples would be best.

> I'm willing to do this, but if you'd rather do it I'm happy with that too.

Feel free to do this, since I'm not sure of the best place to move the
other examples.


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