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## Re: Should \partial accept music instead of duration?

 From: Dan Eble Subject: Re: Should \partial accept music instead of duration? Date: Sat, 19 Mar 2022 22:53:44 -0400

On Mar 19, 2022, at 20:53, Aaron Hill <lilypond@hillvisions.com> wrote:
...
>>> A convert-ly rule would probably not be possible given the limited power
>>> of regular expressions.  As such, \partial might need to support both
>>> duration and music arguments.  Initially I thought this might not be
>>> possible, given that a naked duration can be treated as music; but the
>>> following does seem to work:
...

I wouldn't want to have to explain to users why these turn out different.

\score {
\fixed c' {
\partial 4. 4.
}
}

\score {
\fixed c' {
\partial c4. c4.
}
}

—
Dan