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Re: LilyPond boolean syntax? \true and \false

From: Paul Morris
Subject: Re: LilyPond boolean syntax? \true and \false
Date: Thu, 7 Jan 2016 11:07:41 -0500

> On Jan 5, 2016, at 7:28 PM, David Kastrup <address@hidden> wrote:
> Paul Morris <address@hidden> writes:
>> Good points.  When we get to Guile 2.0 then the readability concern
>> can be addressed by using ##true and ##false,
> Actually, not sure whether this would be just 2.1.  But then moving from
> 2.0 to 2.2 should be less of a hassle than 1.8 to 2.0.

Hmmm…  yeah, looks like this was committed in January 2014;a=commit;h=7a329029cf898fc0b9b24252c9bb437e1ad0b1d7

and I can’t tell whether it will make it into the 2.0 release series or not.  
In any case it will be nice to get to 2.2 since it will have a faster 
interpreter.  Although you’re right that the compilation times will be much 

> At least we can now write x.y.z.w instead of x.y #'(z w) and similar.
> That was more of a visual distraction in my book...  So I'm not purely
> conservative.

Yes, these were very nice simplifications, and without requiring any trade offs.

Thanks again for all your work,

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