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Re: TimeSignature with note in denominator

From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: TimeSignature with note in denominator
Date: Sat, 27 Nov 2021 12:31:57 +0100
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Flaming Hakama by Elaine <> writes:

> On Mon, Nov 15, 2021 at 11:11 AM David Kastrup <> wrote:
>> Where "convert this into a reasonable time signature" would imply the
>> ability to convert this into the two separate components, a functional
>> and a visual one.  At the current point of time, something like
>> 2/4. (for what is commonly referred to as 6/8 in standard notation) has
>> no natural conversion to the functional components
>> numerator/denominator.  One could do this "more naturally" by allowing
>> the "denominator" to be a rational number instead of just an integer.
> In particular, it is not clear what you mean about 6/8 being a case where
> it is not clear how to interpret it.

I am not interested in this "discussion" where my words are constantly
being used as the inspiration for coming up with strawmen that have
nothing to do with what I am saying.

If people cannot be bothered to actually read what I write there is no
point in my participation.

David Kastrup

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