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Re: subtlety or remainder from other times?

From: Trevor Daniels
Subject: Re: subtlety or remainder from other times?
Date: Mon, 30 Jul 2012 22:56:06 +0100

Eluze, you wrote Monday, July 30, 2012 9:19 PM

> Reinhold Kainhofer wrote:
>> On 2012-07-30 19:43, Trevor Daniels wrote:
>>> Eluze wrote Monday, July 30, 2012 4:01 PM
>>>> to me both \larger and \smaller are obsolete. or is there a subtlety I
>>>> can't
>>>> see?
>>> \markup "aaaa"
>>> \markup \larger "aaaa"
>>> shows a clear difference in size here.  Why do you think
>>> they are obsolete?
>> The example had both \larger and \smaller in the same markup. It seems 
>> that their effects really cancel:
>> \markup "aaaa"
>> \markup \larger \smaller "aaaa"
> yep - and I also don't understand the lines 36 - 39:
> \huge \larger \bold
> \fill-line {
>  \larger \fromproperty #'header:title
> }

OK, I see what you mean now.  I was confused  by your use 
of "obsolete".
> why are the font determining commands both outside and inside of the
> \fill-line?

Probably a copy error too, as Robin as suggested.

> this might be confusing for users (probably writing \huge \larger \larger
> \bold might also be confusing)
> IMO specially the files where users are pointed to should have a simple and
> clearly understandable syntax!
> shall I add an issue tomorrow?

Yes please.  Then we can take it from there (but say they are "redundant" :)


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