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Re: sharping naturals

From: Tim Reeves
Subject: Re: sharping naturals
Date: Mon, 27 Jul 2015 09:07:26 -0700

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Date: Sat, 25 Jul 2015 12:07:19 +0200
From: David Kastrup <address@hidden>
To: Wols Lists <address@hidden>
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Subject: Re: sharping naturals
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Wols Lists <address@hidden> writes:

> On 25/07/15 08:04, David Kastrup wrote:
>> If we wanted to support "natural English note entry", it would become
>> LilyPond's problem.
> As an irrelevant aside :-)
> Throwing another little spanner in the works - about what words mean ...
> I really hate it when people say "English", and mean "American" ...
> (yes, we use the same names for pitch, but we do not use the same names
> for length ...)

Because UK went metric and the US loves the royals so much they stuck
with Imperial?

At any rate, Americans tend to write C4 instead of c' so I am not sure
why you are objecting against my characterization.

David Kastrup


I think he's referring to crotchets and quavers vs. quarter notes and eighth notes, but that doesn't enter into the Lilypond language directly, so it's of no consequence.

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