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## Re: \times -> \tuplet

 From: David Kastrup Subject: Re: \times -> \tuplet Date: Tue, 29 Jan 2008 15:08:41 +0100 User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/23.0.50 (gnu/linux)

Mats Bengtsson <address@hidden> writes:

> Valentin Villenave wrote:
>
>> Maybe we should just explain as a commonprop how to easily create an
>> alias for the \times keyword, so that the users can be free to choose
>> whatever they want.
>>
> The problem is (as was discussed in that thread that we are repeating
> more and more of here) that you cannot create any such alias, at least
> not if you want to keep the syntax 2/3. You can certainly make an
> alias with syntax \t #2 #3 {music} but that's not very attractive.

Encouraging aliasing for basic functionality is a bad idea since it
impacts the portability of document fragments and thus encumbers the
usefulness of Mutopia and similar sites for score interchange and