>>Sunday, November 10, 2019, 12:18:16 PM, Andrew Bernard wrote:
>>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
>>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).