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Re: improved lyrics handling

From: Han-Wen
Subject: Re: improved lyrics handling
Date: Sun, 21 Jul 2002 22:50:36 +0200

address@hidden writes:
> Anyway, please, *please*, add a possibility to pass raw LaTeX
> formatting commands in lyrics to the output.  Consider the use of
> e.g. Chinese (do you still remember my small example?) -- meanwhile, I
> use the character 0x7F as a starting byte for CJK letters, followed by
> up to 10 Bytes (my Russian implementation uses even more): LilyPond
> would be totally confused about the real length of the string.

Ah! So you know how encodings work! You're the guy we've been waiting
for.  Lily should really read the appropriate font tables, and look up
the right Russian or Chinese dimension -- unfortunately,  we don't
know about the systems involved, and could hardly test if a system
works well.


Han-Wen Nienhuys   |   address@hidden   |   http://www.cs.uu.nl/~hanwen 

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