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Re: Stem Direction Bug

From: David Raleigh Arnold
Subject: Re: Stem Direction Bug
Date: Mon, 22 Nov 2004 23:07:27 -0500
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On Monday 22 November 2004 01:46 pm, Erik Sandberg wrote:
> On Monday 22 November 2004 16.52, David Raleigh Arnold wrote:
> > Using both lilypond-snapshot2.4.2 and lilypond2.2.6, the default stem
> > directions are wrong at the place indicated in both input files below.
> That is not obvious to me.

Sorry.  The original has been in print since 1838, and I don't think
you can find a single instance different, from any publisher.  I
noticed, that's all.

> Upward stem works fine IMHO, it could even be 
> considered better than down stem (this might minimise the maximal stem
> length, which may be considered good). My standpoint is not very solid
> though, if you have good arguments I might change my mind.

Not my problem.

> btw: Since a few days, there is a known clear case of incorrect stem
> direction, see beam-direction.ly in bug cvs.

That's quite a coincidence, since the bug went unnoticed for so long.
Congratulations on having a more obvious example.  daveA

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