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Re: PATCH: Arrowed accidentals for microtone notation

From: Graham Percival
Subject: Re: PATCH: Arrowed accidentals for microtone notation
Date: Mon, 27 Jul 2009 16:10:38 -0700
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.18 (2008-05-17)

On Mon, Jul 27, 2009 at 06:41:33PM +0900, Maximilian Albert wrote:
> 2009/7/27 Graham Percival <address@hidden>:
> > I'm not at all certain that these arrows should be indicated with
> > different pitch names -- why not define
> >  \accidentalArrowsOn
> >  \accidentalArrowsOff
> > or some such commands, then use the regular pitch names?
> I guess for the same reason why you don't want generic \sharpOn,
> \sharpOff, \flatOn, \flatOff commands -- because arrowed accidentals
> indicate a pitch different from the regular one and you would still
> like to be able to easily use notes with arrowed accidentals along
> notes with regular accidentals. But I'm not a user of microtonal music
> at all, so let's wait for the experts to chime in.

Hmm.  Basically, I'm concerned about mixing the presentation and
definition (content) of pitches this closely.  But I admit that
I'm not very familiar with this area, so I'll bow out of the
discussion now and let others comment.

- Graham

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