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Re: knee slope and linewidth

From: Mats Bengtsson
Subject: Re: knee slope and linewidth
Date: Tue, 19 Mar 2002 15:40:39 +0100

> address@hidden writes:
> > 1.5.43 has some problems with the slope of the knees (in measure 1 the
> > slope is too low, in measure 4 it is too high). And the ly2dvi produces
> > faulty line widhts (notice that the composer name is too far to the left
> > in the example).
> Ly2dvi is not unit independent: it assumes that dimensions are output
> in points.  I hope someone adds the code to switch between pt and mm.
> (And yes, I know that it has no practical value to be able to make
> that switch. But I still want it to be clear what kind of units a
> program is using.)

Isn't it better if Lilypond explicitly specifies the unit in
the generated TeX code. 
If it would say, for example, 
the string could be copied directly into the LaTeX wrapper file
and TeX would interpret it correctly whereas ly2dvi wouldnt have
to care.


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