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Re: \alterBroken syntax

From: Dan Eble
Subject: Re: \alterBroken syntax
Date: Mon, 27 Mar 2017 22:47:28 -0400

On Mar 27, 2017, at 22:20 , Simon Albrecht <address@hidden> wrote:
>>     This command can produce either an \override or a \tweak of
>>     a spanner property.
> But that’s exactly the point: \alterBroken (and \shape and \offset) can act 
> _both_ as an override _and_ a tweak, so its syntax must be different from 
> either one of these.

Can we agree that in an ideal world, a command that acts like an override would 
look like an override, and a command that acts like a tweak would look like a 

Surely the command can not act as both in the same instance.  Could it be split 
into two commands, say \overrideBroken and \tweakBroken?  Could the before- and 
after-break values be aggregated, e.g. \override Grob.property = #(make-broken 


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