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Re: possible documentation bugs

From: Werner LEMBERG
Subject: Re: possible documentation bugs
Date: Thu, 30 Dec 2021 09:00:31 +0000 (UTC)

> "The collection of staves (staff), two or more, as used for writing
> down keyboard, chamber, choral, or orchestral music; a section of
> the score spanning the width of a single page."
> This seems to imply the word has two meanings,


> but I think in the context of Lilypond, it has only one.


> Should it say "a collection of staves that span the width of a
> single page"?  (Is that what a "system" means?)

No.  It's the other definition.  I'm about to add this sentence:

  For LilyPond, a system is a collection of staves.

> It's not in the technical glossary, either.

I will add an entry.

> Also, there is no entry for "spanner" (also no simple index entry,
> and not in the technical glossary, either).  It does have a section
> to itself, for those bright enough to use the table of contents, but
> the index entries only point to it in a fairly indirect way.

Will add that, too.


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