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Re: pending LilyPond removal from debian release ?

From: Jan Nieuwenhuizen
Subject: Re: pending LilyPond removal from debian release ?
Date: Tue, 22 Jun 2004 17:23:23 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.1003 (Gnus v5.10.3) Emacs/21.3 (gnu/linux)

Anthony Fok writes:

> Oh, sorry, I should have been more clear.  What I meant is "please
> remove these files from the upstream source tree after applying the
> lilypond_2.2.2-2.diff.gz patch."  :-)

Thanks, applied.

> Thank you!  :-)  It's my duty.
> Actually, I have an ulterior motive for finally updating lilypond too
> because I will hopefully be finding some time to actually use it again
> soon.  I joined a local Catholic parish here in Beijing in recent months
> and joined the parish youth choir (about 16-20 people?), and seeing the
> overall lack of resource in liturgical and sacred music scores, I
> thought LilyPond could really help here.  :-)

Good to hear that.

> As you may know, most music scores here in China use the "numerical
> notation" (or simple notation), e.g.:

> lilypond-user, and is thinking how to go about that... whether numerical
> notation could be typeset today with LilyPond, or with scheme extension,
> or need to write C++ code.  Hmm...  Any help or pointers would be great.

I probalby can't really help, I don't know much about it.

Does a formal language/definition exist?  If so, writing an input
filter might be not be too difficult?


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