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Re: GDP: length/page-splitting of subsections

From: Erik Sandberg
Subject: Re: GDP: length/page-splitting of subsections
Date: Tue, 11 Sep 2007 16:19:40 +0200
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On Monday 10 September 2007, Graham Percival wrote:
> Kieren MacMillan wrote:
> > Hi Reinhold,
> >
> >> They are all ornaments to a note.
> >
> > At the very least, there are more (and more complex) things you can do
> > with dynamics (in Lilypond), and so that section alone would be long
> > enough to deserve its own HTML page.
> I'd certainly say so... but there's a large element of "the customer is
> always right" here.
> The all-in-one HTML page is **5 megs**.  I'm astounded that so many
> people (ie more than 0) are choosing to download that monster _every
> time_ they want to look something up in the docs.  That's a terrible
> waste of bandwidth, especially if you consider that the answer they're
> looking for is probably 1k of text and 100k of example picture.  To me,
> that sounds like a terrible indictment of how badly organized the docs are.
> Let me phrase this question differently:
> - if you currently use the all-in-one HTML page, how could we organize
> the non-all-in-one docs such that you use them?
> Remember that you can search the docs online as part of LSR.

What about creating a 'lilypond documentation search' plugin for Firefox 
Search Bar? It could either use the LSR search, or google (using 
site: This would be a useful 
application of the search bar, IMHO.


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