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Re: Microrhythm

From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: Microrhythm
Date: Sat, 26 May 2018 21:12:28 +0200
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Carl Sorensen <address@hidden> writes:

> On 5/26/18, 10:44 AM, "lilypond-devel on behalf of David Kastrup"
> <address@hidden on behalf of
> address@hidden> wrote:
>     Entirely subjective which hill is worth dying on: Güllich was the first
>     to extensively exposed hard "solo" routes, with the final climb being
>     without protection where a missed or broken-out hold would have been
>     deadly.  Nobody thought he'd live to old age, but nobody imagined he'll
>     die falling asleep behind the wheel.
> I believe the English idiom about dying on a hill makes reference not
> to dying on a climb, but rather to warfare, where one would die trying
> to protect high ground that has strategic importance in the battle.  A
> 1.5 meter high hill virtually never has strategic importance; hence
> it's not worth dying on.

Oh, I was just prattling.  I wasn't deluding myself into thinking hill
climbing to be considered of proverbial importance.

David Kastrup

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