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Re: PATCH: Improved tablature support

From: Carl Sorensen
Subject: Re: PATCH: Improved tablature support
Date: Mon, 20 Jul 2009 15:20:15 -0600

On 7/20/09 3:09 PM, "Mark Polesky" <address@hidden> wrote:

> Marc Hohl wrote:
>> Hm, sounds kind of morbid to me, calling a note "dead", but since
>> I am not a native english speaker, I cannot judge this from a neutral
>> point of view.
>> Do you think that there will arise big problems with these commands?
>> I think \deadNotesOn and \deadNote are rather self-explanatory, so I don't
>> believe to confuse potential users.
> I prefer "muted" rather than "dead". Though, the LilyPond internals
> can get kind of violent, especially with the Hara_kiri_engraver, and
> ly:grob-suicide! (whose docstring simply says "Kill grob"). I would
> rule that more as a homicide. By the way, I killed a grob once, just
> to watch him die.

grobicide, not homicide, I think! :)

> - Mark
> ps. joking aside, I think "muted" is alot better.

So perhaps we have 

<c \muted e g>4

\muted{ c d e f g}

  c d e f g
  c d e f g

Or maybe it becomes

 c d e f
 c d e f

I think I prefer this to \deadNote, \deadNotesOn, \deadNotesOff.


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