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Re: How stable is 2.21?

From: Urs Liska
Subject: Re: How stable is 2.21?
Date: Sun, 10 Nov 2019 14:19:38 +0100
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Am 10. November 2019 13:40:11 MEZ schrieb Peter Toye <address@hidden>:
>Thanks. I'll give it a whirl. But where do I download it from? The LP
>web site doesn't offer anything more advances than 2.19.83.

That seems to be a misunderstanding. 2.21 has not been released yet and can 
only be compiled from source.

>Best regards,
>Sunday, November 10, 2019, 12:18:16 PM, Andrew Bernard wrote:
>Hi Peter,
>It's pretty good. Lilypond suffers from the overly false modesty that
>all open source projects have, which is to declare development versions
>'unstable'. Technically this may be accurate to say, but in practice I
>have found the development versions over many years to always be
>outstandingly good, a real tribute to the excellence of our developers.
>It's the same with version numbering in open source: modesty demands
>that some programs sit at version 0.9 or so for up to even decades
>until proved utterly error free beyond all earthly standards.
>Where's the harm in it? You can always install multiple versions side
>by side.
>On Sun, 10 Nov 2019 at 23:04, Peter Toye <address@hidden> wrote:
>I'm asking because I need to assemble a score with different staff
>sizes (page-turning issues in piano music) and the bug I asked about
>yesterday is reportedly corrected. But I hate working with unstable
>software - I wrote enough of that in my programming days :)  And even
>more debugging someone else's software (reason - ditto).        

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