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Documentation errors

From: Han-Wen Nienhuys
Subject: Documentation errors
Date: Thu, 29 Jul 2004 19:51:52 +0200

address@hidden writes:
> In Section 4.6.3 "Horizontal Spacing", it says
> "Normally, shortest-duration-space is set to 1.2, which is the width of 
> a note head, and shortest-duration-space is set to 2.0, meaning that the 
> shortest note gets 2 NHW (i.e. 2 times shortest-duration-space) of 
> space. For normal notes, this space is always counted from the left edge 
> of the symbol, so the shortest notes are generally followed by one NHW 
> of space."
> I guess that a number of the references to "shortest-duration-space"
> should be replaced by references to "spacing-increment" or some other
> property, but I don't dare try to correct this mess, since I'm not
> 100% certain about what you really mean.

no, it's correct. shortest-duration-space is wrongly named; it is a
factor. Space is 

( log2( shortest-playing-duration/shortest-duration)
  + shortest-duration-space) * spacing-increment


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