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Re: Real-world usage of Lilypond

From: Neil Puttock
Subject: Re: Real-world usage of Lilypond
Date: Sat, 11 Apr 2009 17:07:12 +0100

2009/4/11 Graham Percival <address@hidden>:
> On Fri, Apr 10, 2009 at 03:57:03PM +0200, Christ van Willegen wrote:

>> It seems that (parts of) Lily is in C++, which I've been using since
>> 1995. So, I can read and (probably) bugfix in it. I guess I'll have to
>> learn other languages on the way as well, including .ly (since it's
>> changed a lot sometimes!)
> I would say that scheme is more important than C++.  Also note
> that you can do bugfixes in scheme without recompiling lilypond --
> this way you wouldn't need to mess around with any virtual
> machines, C++ compilers, etc.

In my experience of bugfixing, I'd say C++ is more important; I'd be
surprised if the majority of issues in the tracker don't involve some
C++ code.

>> So, you can probably add me to the list of Frogs. Is there a 'central
>> place' for new people to 'gather and discuss'?
> Yes, there's a Frog mailist, but I can't remember the address
> offhand.  If Valentin had his website up, I could find the address
> there.


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