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Re: Plan for discussions

From: Graham Percival
Subject: Re: Plan for discussions
Date: Mon, 14 May 2012 15:29:12 +0200
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On Mon, May 14, 2012 at 09:52:32AM +0200, Joseph Rushton Wakeling wrote:
> On 14/05/12 07:37, Graham Percival wrote:
> >No.  LilyPond is a command-line "compiler".  That's something that
> >would happen in an alternate program.
> I'm not disputing that, or suggesting that you go into GUI/IDE
> territory directly -- what I'm suggesting is that consideration be
> given to what might help enable such an alternative program.  E.g.
> can LP be in a position to permit an IDE to perform efficient
> background compilation, enabling it to update as you type, and to
> alert you to errors in your input?

Sure.  We already have a lilypond server mode, which nobody wants
to document or maintain.  We also have
which nobody has wanted to work on for almost 4 years now.

Ideas are easy.  Execution is hard.

- Graham

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