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Re: glossary suggestions from novice

From: Knute Snortum
Subject: Re: glossary suggestions from novice
Date: Wed, 29 Dec 2021 06:42:12 -0800

This sounds like something that should be treated as a possible bug.
Manual changes go in the bug tracker too.  Here's what to do:

Knute Snortum

On Wed, Dec 29, 2021 at 6:03 AM Tom Sgouros <> wrote:
> Hello all:
> I wonder if the "system" entry in the glossary might be enhanced by including 
> the lilypond-specific definition. Currently it reads like this:
> "The collection of staves (staff), two or more, as used for writing down 
> keyboard, chamber, choral, or orchestral music; a section of the score 
> spanning the width of a single page."
> This seems to imply the word has two meanings, but I think in the context of 
> Lilypond, it has only one. Should it say "a collection of staves that span 
> the width of a single page"? (Is that what a "system" means?) It's not in the 
> technical glossary, either.
> Also, there is no entry for "spanner" (also no simple index entry, and not in 
> the technical glossary, either). It does have a section to itself, for those 
> bright enough to use the table of contents, but the index entries only point 
> to it in a fairly indirect way.
> Thank you,
>  -Tom

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