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Re: repeating bar numbers and rehearsal marks in frenched score

From: Mark Knoop
Subject: Re: repeating bar numbers and rehearsal marks in frenched score
Date: Fri, 29 Jul 2016 10:10:52 +0100

At 22:09 on 28 Jul 2016, David Kastrup wrote:
>Mark Knoop <address@hidden> writes:
>> I'm sorry, I am trying to progress this and respond to your
>> suggestions, but it would be nice to receive some proper criticism of
>> my (working) code which amounts to more than just "I don't like
>> it".  
>It makes stuff more complex rather than simpler while adding only quite
>specific use cases rather than a new class of problems.  I am searching
>for something with a better payoff in terms of opening obvious
>solutions for regularly occuring problems.  remove-layer is a
>low-level mechanism for dealing comparatively straightforwardly with
>typical divisi problems.  

OK, I disagree, but must accept your decision.

>What you are looking for, however, is a
>class of simple omission problems.  Maybe we can solve this completely
>differently? Like using "alignAboveContext"  being given the
>StaffGroup context name? And just squashing it when the StaffGroup to
>align above is missing?
>That would appear to match the problem space well enough again.

OK, this could be another approach. But this would require a new
property to request this behaviour. Would this then happen in 
Vertical_align_engraver::acknowledge_axis_group ? Only inserting the
grob if the before_grob is there?

Mark Knoop

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