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Re: Tab ?

From: Han-Wen Nienhuys
Subject: Re: Tab ?
Date: Thu, 18 Sep 2003 16:58:34 +0200

address@hidden writes:
> On Wednesday 17 September 2003 12:31 pm, Han-Wen Nienhuys wrote:
> > A question for the string players out there: would it make sense to
> > make separate Tab contexts for different instruments, i.e.
> >
> >   \context GuitarTab
> AFAIK they all read the same way.  Normally the bottom line is the low note, 
> and the top line is the high note.  However, anything is possible, and there 
> might be some instruments for which the opposite is the norm.
> The spectrum of stringed, fretted instruments is extremely complex.  I think 
> that while it would make more work for users setting things up initially and 
> getting the hang of how to get the results they want, the easiest thing for 
> you to implement, and the most flexible system overall would be a simple 
> facility for specifying the number of strings and the pitches to which they 
> should be tuned.

We have had those possibilities for over a year now (IIRC) - The point
is: not only do we want flexible facilities, we also want sensible
defaults. Right now, the only default is the chromatic 6 string
guitar. What other defaults should we provide?


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