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Re: \tempo should accept floats

From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: \tempo should accept floats
Date: Tue, 28 Mar 2017 19:20:44 +0200
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Urs Liska <address@hidden> writes:

> Am 28. März 2017 18:41:55 MESZ schrieb David Kastrup <address@hidden>:

>>This is not how (binary) floating point works.
>>100.1 may well be 100.0999999999997 or similar.  There is absolutely no
>>issue with letting LilyPond _accept_ non-integers.  But I don't see a
>>plan how it could or should then go about formatting them.
> So does this point to accepting a stribg argument without implications
> to thr actual tempo?
> Of course this wouldn't be much morr than simplifying a markup entry.

Get the cat off the keyboard.  I don't know what form and meaning you
expect a stribg argument to take.

David Kastrup

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