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Re: Comparison of Musescore, Sibelius and Dorico -- would like to add Li

From: J Martin Rushton
Subject: Re: Comparison of Musescore, Sibelius and Dorico -- would like to add Lilypond
Date: Tue, 20 Nov 2018 22:11:31 +0000
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See also on Wikipedia for a comparison:

On 20/11/18 22:03, Shane Brandes wrote:
> Is there anything on that list that Lilypond doesn't do? What do they
> mean by jazz articulations?
> -Shane
> On Tue, Nov 20, 2018 at 3:04 PM David Bellows <address@hidden> wrote:
>> Urs,
>>> I think it would be good to add our stuff to the chart (not necessarily 
>>> much to the comments section).
>> If the owner of the spreadsheet allows it, then definitely. I don't
>> know them personally so I don't know how they feel about that. I
>> suppose we could create our own version if they do not agree. I'm one
>> of the mods in that sub so I'll be making the chart a permanent link
>> in the sub so either way would work (and obviously we can link to it
>> from anywhere else we'd like).
>>> not only check the given items with yes/no but also freely add to the list
>> I agree. The OP did ask for omissions/corrections so I would think
>> these (and others) would apply.
>>> find a way to plug the "programmability" aspect (vs. applying plugins 
>>> after-the-fact),    with things like complete extensibility with 
>>> syntactical means, conditional layout per engraving target ...    (Maybe 
>>> this would even warrant a new tab in the sheet)
>> One of Lilypond's biggest strengths! Working out meaningful/useful
>> parallels with the other programs would be the issue, I'm guessing?
>> On Tue, Nov 20, 2018 at 11:50 AM David Kastrup <address@hidden> wrote:
>>> Karlin High <address@hidden> writes:
>>>> On 11/20/2018 12:38 PM, David Bellows wrote:
>>>>> Over in the /r/composer sub on Reddit, a user put together a chart
>>>>> listing features of Musescore, Sibelius and Dorico.
>>>> I remember seeing some past work done with comparing LilyPond to other
>>>> software.
>>>> <>
>>>> <>
>>>> Other list members here may have more recent references or info.
>>> I think it's always a bit of a squeeze to compare LilyPond with other
>>> programs, particularly in the "challenges" department since the
>>> challenge is often more to the user than to the program, LilyPond being
>>> an open architecture with user-extensible functionality to a much larger
>>> degree than other programs.
>>> So a particularly user may set a checkmark "yes, can do" while this does
>>> not actually hold for a typical user without asking on the mailing list.
>>> --
>>> David Kastrup
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J Martin Rushton MBCS

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