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Re: [Feature Request] Make LSR #888 the default for calculating X-offset
Re: [Feature Request] Make LSR #888 the default for calculating X-offset of lyrics with punctuation
Wed, 23 Mar 2016 13:27:25 -0700 (MST)
On Wed, Mar 23, 2016 at 1:51 PM, Thomas Morley-2 [via Lilypond] <
> 2016-03-23 19:56 GMT+01:00 Abraham Lee <[hidden email]
> > Dev Team,
> > I really appreciate LSR #888: Center Lyric Syllables (ignoring
> > punctuation). Since most of what I engrave has lyrics, I can't think of
> > reason why I wouldn't want this to be on all the time. Is it possible
> > such a situation exists where I wouldn't want the punctuation to be
> > ignored? Perhaps, but I'd dare say they are much less likely.
> > Not sure how much more work would be needed to incorporate it
> > but I'm wondering if this can be considered for inclusion into the core
> > code.
> > Thanks!
> > - Abraham
> Hi Abraham,
> there are at least two recent threads where
> and problems with it are discussed:
> Apart from the problems which happen while aligning to Voice vs
> NullVoice this snippet creates a bunch of stencils, just to compare
> their extents and then throws them away.
> I don't think we want such code in the source.
> Otoh, it may be worth to think about a better approach for that feature...
Thanks for bringing me up to speed with the current state of its exclusion.
I will continue to use it on its own until something breaks ;-)
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