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Re: Black mensural notation

From: Robert Memering
Subject: Re: Black mensural notation
Date: Thu, 06 Jan 2011 10:33:33 +0100
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Am 04.01.2011 11:22, schrieb Lukas Pietsch:
> Hi, I'm quite new to Lilypond programming, but I thought I'd jump in at what
> seemed to me to be pretty much the deep end, and try if I could get black
> mensural notation implemented. Here's what I've come up with so far: 
> (source file)
> (doc)
> It's all just scheme functions and embedded postscript, and works for me under
> the current stable 2.12.3.
> The biggest stumbling block turned out to be black ligatures, which I found no
> other way of doing than rewriting from scratch in a rather hackish way,
> sidestepping the normal ligature engraver completely; and horizontal spacing,
> for which I had to figure out some rather ugly workarounds (probably far from
> optimal).
> If anybody finds it useful, please feel free to use or modify.


I just wanted to say that I am really impressed!
Please keep up the good work.


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