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Re: Added transition lines for lyrics (issue 565750043 by address@hidden

From: Dan Eble
Subject: Re: Added transition lines for lyrics (issue 565750043 by address@hidden)
Date: Mon, 9 Mar 2020 20:41:46 -0400

On Mar 9, 2020, at 04:42, Han-Wen Nienhuys <address@hidden> wrote:
> On Mon, Mar 9, 2020 at 12:44 AM Dan Eble <address@hidden> wrote:
>> I agree that lots of duplication is something that should be avoided, but so 
>> is the conflation of style and meaning.  A lyric hyphen separates syllables; 
>> this arrow thing means something more.
> Can you have a hyphen and a transition between two syllables at the
> same time? If not, that suggests that they are two variations of
> essentially the same thing.

I would agree that a hyphen and a "transition line" are mutually exclusive ways 
of demarcating syllables; but that doesn't make a "transition line" a kind of 
hyphen any more than it makes a staccato mark a kind of legato mark or blue a 
kind of red.

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