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Re: Documentation suggestions.

From: Peter Toye
Subject: Re: Documentation suggestions.
Date: Wed, 1 Jan 2020 15:10:04 +0000

Tuesday, December 31, 2019, 8:06:06 PM, Kieren MacMillan wrote:

> Hi Peter (et al.),

>> 2. Neither LM nor NR mention that the default language for entering pitches 
>> is English.

> It is?! When did that change?

> If I write

>     \version "2.19.83"
>     { fis'4 }

> it compiles without error. So I think the default is not English.

Dealt with in previous emails to the mailing list

>> 6. NR Section 3.2 'Titles and Headers" is very confusing: the word "header" 
>> is used both for the \header command and for page headers. It is obviously 
>> far too late to change the former

> It’s never too late to improve the Lilypond codebase.  ;)
> Indeed, that’s exactly what convert-ly is for.

But easier I think to change the documentation as I suggested.

>> Also - should it be "Contributors' Guide". Presumably you have more than one 
>> contributor.

> It’s fine as is: it’s a guide for you to use if you’re a contributor.
> One doesn’t [usually] find a "Users’ Guide", right?

Sorry - missing smiley :(

Best regards,


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