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Re: [Denemo-devel] Release

From: Richard Shann
Subject: Re: [Denemo-devel] Release
Date: Wed, 26 Mar 2008 16:10:50 +0000

I've collected together the main features of the new release (to help me
write the documentation) - something like this will be needed for the
release notes. Here is what I have

> Major functionality improvements: support for several pieces of music
> (e.g. movements) in a single Denemo file. Control over page breaks
> between movements and titles of individual movements, printing one
> part over several movements
> Minor functionality fixes: more informative status bar. Allowing quick
> setting of accelerators mode. Allow the user to override barlines with
> lily directives. Introduce Rhythm mode, which signals when a measure
> is complete rhythmically.
> Major bugfixes: handling of Staff insert/delete cursor positioning,
> measure deletion.
> Minor bugfixes: better handling when file is changed, recalling the
> last used window size. Fixing keysignature change handling. Trills in
> midi fixed. Several Bookmark fixes.

Release No. 0.7.8 (This needs to be checked in, I think in a file called
config.h, and the cvs branch labelled, after the Documentation update
which I hope to do by Thursday 26th (tomorrow). We should probably all
then try to download and build it before posting the tarball)


On Tue, 2008-03-25 at 10:21 -0500, Jeremiah Benham wrote:
> Yes to all. 
> I will look into it. 
> Jeremiah
> On Tue, 2008-03-25 at 09:01 +0000, Richard Shann wrote:
> > The email from Eivind underlines the urgent need for a release. I
> > suggest we release on Savannah while we wait for Adam to re-appear. If
> > Adam is not returning we will need to apply to Sourceforge to get access
> > there.
> > For the release we need the documentation updating and a tarball from
> > CVS making and putting in the appropriate place (with some signature
> > jiggery-pokery).
> > Do you, Jeremiah have time to sort out the latter while I write the
> > documentation? Can we aim at a release this week with only showstopper
> > bugs being fixed meanwhile?
> > As soon as this is done I have the LilyPond editing stuff in reasonable
> > shape: in the course of using it I have realized that it will be of use
> > even for those who will never want to look at the LilyPond language, as
> > by using a template they will be able to write a score for Piano (with
> > the GrandStaff construct) purely in Denemo, without ever touching the
> > LilyPond text. I have already used it to generate a vocal part with
> > several verses underneath the notes - something impossible in Denemo at
> > present.
> > Richard
> > 
> > 
> > 
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