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Re: GSoC

From: Janek Warchoł
Subject: Re: GSoC
Date: Tue, 24 Apr 2012 19:27:05 +0200

On Tue, Apr 24, 2012 at 10:17 AM, David Kastrup <address@hidden> wrote:
> Instead of joining the gratulations, let me _thank_ you for all the work
> you put in to make it possible for you to work on major improvements on
> LilyPond.

You're welcome!

> I urge you to be outspoken about "this could be so much
> simpler if LilyPond just [...]" realizations.  If you encounter major
> roadblocks on a large piece of coordinated work like that, chances are
> that many others at your level (really computer-savvy musician) would as
> well.

Sure! you mean problems with LilyPond infrastructure or
general/systematic problems with graphical output/ly code
maintainability?  I think that what you've said applies to both of
these ;)

> And that is something we want to get under control if LilyPond
> development does not, at one time, want to look like LaTeX development
> does right now: a few brainiacs polishing changes that will see the
> light of day, if at all, in tens of years and will cause no-one to
> change horses anymore.
> So thanks for making it possible for you to spend this summer
> intensively on LilyPond, and I hope we all manage to do what it takes to
> make this into a real step forward.



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