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Re: LilyPond | Various doc issues (!1095)

From: Han-Wen Nienhuys
Subject: Re: LilyPond | Various doc issues (!1095)
Date: Wed, 5 Jan 2022 11:30:39 +0100

On Tue, Jan 4, 2022 at 7:55 PM Jean Abou Samra (@jeanas)
<> wrote:
> Jean Abou Samra commented on a discussion on 
> Documentation/en/notation/notation-appendices.itely:

>[about InstrumentName spanners]
> 3289
> +@strong{Spanners} are a class of grobs that span up something in
> 3290
> +the horizontal direction; in most cases they contain the word
> On a personal note, I find the use of spanners misleading for these and would 
> very much like to see them converted to breakable items like bar numbers, 
> etc. That would be the main part

Converting them to breakable items adds 3 grobs per break-point, so it
has a certain cost. Since these items don't participate much in the
formatting process, there is little benefit to compensate for the

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