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Re: Ancient accidental inconsistencies?; Morgenlied quesitons.

From: Han-Wen Nienhuys
Subject: Re: Ancient accidental inconsistencies?; Morgenlied quesitons.
Date: Thu, 5 Feb 2004 10:31:21 +0100

(flup set)
address@hidden writes:
> On Wednesday February 4 2004 12:47, Han-Wen Nienhuys wrote:
> > address@hidden writes:
> > >
> > > ( from
> > > collated-files.html) on
> > > the website appears to show the same doubleflat accidental across all
> > > styles (which appears to be the same as the default doubleflat). Is this
> > > correct?
> >
> > Probably.  Doubleflats are a recent invention.
> recent as in more modern in typesetting history, or as a lilypond feature? 

Both - It's not an issue, since doubleflats won't come up in ancient scores 

> sorry, its a fancy way to print doublesharps (such as fisis). Kind of looks 
> like ·X· or with dots also on top and bottom is a vague idea as to what they 
> are like. I'll try to scan some sample pictures of some if you care to see 
> them.

Never seen it.

> > >   In
> > > morgenlied.pdf on the end of the first line in the lyrical staff, the
> > > extender line coming off of du appears to be smaller than a period. Is
> > > there currently, or should there be a limit to valid extender line
> > > lengths?
> >
> > I've added a limit.
> An adjustable limit (not that i doubt that you made a good choice)? 

Actually, no. I put it at 1.5 times the height.  Do you really need it

> I can also run things by the head of the music department at my college, but 
> he lost interest in saying much more that 'thats wrong' with the stems; so it 
> was pretty much just up to me. I lost my paper I took notes on, but I'll 
> compare it if I happen to have it at school somewhere.

No worries, I have the original at home, and am aware of most of the
remaining problems.

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