|Subject:||Re: Appreciation / Financial support|
|Date:||Wed, 30 May 2012 21:09:13 +0200|
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Am 30.05.2012 00:02, schrieb Henning Hraban Ramm:
Am 2012-05-29 um 20:07 schrieb David Kastrup:If it is for easy user scripting: Lua. Flexible, easy to learn, especially designed for that purpose.Yup. And fast. And easily mappable to a different language like LilyPond. String or symbol? Not a choice you need to make, there are only interned strings. List, array, hashtable, records? Not a choice you need to make, there are only tables. And so on.Both have in common that there is a big user base,Lua does not have such a large user base. More like a fan base. Python, in contrast, is solidly mainstream.I dream of a chimera of LuaTeX and LilyPond, that would be ideal for my not-only-musical typesetting needs...
+1 (Well I know: patches were thoughtfully considered)Despite the fact that lilypond-book is available, I try to include all textual information in my .ly files. if only the line breaking algorithm of TeX were available as a library ... ;-)
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