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Re: Fwd: [tablatures] [Request/Bounty] Tablature bends

From: Federico Bruni
Subject: Re: Fwd: [tablatures] [Request/Bounty] Tablature bends
Date: Sun, 22 Aug 2010 18:14:13 +0200

Can anyone please add this new offer to the tracker?


Also the offer from Rosea Grammostola is still missing, but I can't
remember how much it was... Rosea, could you remember us?


Il giorno mer, 04/08/2010 alle 09.56 +0200, Ronald Hochreiter ha
> Count me in with $25 (via PayPal) for the Bend functionality.
> Regards,
> Ronald
> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> From: Marc Hohl <address@hidden>
> Date: Sat, Jul 24, 2010 at 8:19 PM
> Subject: [tablatures] [Request/Bounty] Tablature bends
> To: Lily-Devel List <address@hidden>, "address@hidden"
> <address@hidden>
> Hello all,
> after about half a year I have to admit that I don't have a) the time
> and b) the programming skills to implement bends in lilypond[1]. Sorry.
> Bends are important for guitarists, so I offer 75$ for this issue and
> I am posting to the tablature list, because perhaps someone else there
> is willing to donate some money too, to get this task done.
> During winter 2009/2010, Carl and I discussed the syntax and implementation
> details very intensively in about a dozen mails or so, and as things got
> nailed down, I wrote a roadmap how the bend engraver and the tab note head
> engraver have to be built/extended. There is also a file bend.ly
> which uses slurs to mimic bends - the graphic routines for bends are
> already there,
> so I offer my help providing and explaining the roadmap. A skilled developer
> should have no problems to code the new engraver and transform the
> graphic routines
> into c++ code.
> During the bend.ly story, I got in touch with developers of tuxguitar,
> so I think
> the whole bend story will make lilypond more attractive as a front end to
> tuxguitar users and of course to professional music typesetters
> working on contemporary
> guitar music.
> Greetings
> Marc
> [1] It was really hard for me to accept b), but to be honest, I still struggle
> with some basic concepts of c++ in combination with lilypond, which is *very*
> frustrating.

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