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Re: Doc: Added \compoundMeter function to NR (issue4837050)

From: tdanielsmusic
Subject: Re: Doc: Added \compoundMeter function to NR (issue4837050)
Date: Thu, 04 Aug 2011 08:31:35 +0000

Hi James
Needs a bit more work along the lines suggested by Janek.  This is quite
a tricky concept, and a little more explanation would help here
(although maybe not quite as verbose as Janek's helpful explanation -
leave out the musical bits :)

Also, you can't just delete the unwanted snippets from the git tree -
they'll reappear at the next LSR update.  You'll need to delete them
from snippets/rhythms.snippet-list and change the entries in the LSR to
remove them from the docs.
File Documentation/notation/rhythms.itely (right):
Documentation/notation/rhythms.itely:1555: shown durations are
multiplied by 3/5 (3/5 * 10/8 = 3/4).  It may be
On 2011/08/03 06:50:15, Janek Warchol wrote:
I think these parentheses might be confusing.  One can think that the
contents of the parentheses are to be multiplied by the fraction before

The parentheses would be clear enough if we just reinsert "as" or
"since" at their start.
Documentation/notation/rhythms.itely:1634: These can be easily created
using the @code{\compoundMeter} function.
drop "easily"
Documentation/notation/rhythms.itely:1638: \compoundMeter #'@var{(list
of numbers)}
I agree.  First explain what a single list does, then move on to explain
multiple lists.

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