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Re: More comments on the web site

From: Jan Nieuwenhuizen
Subject: Re: More comments on the web site
Date: Sat, 29 Nov 2003 17:40:31 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.1003 (Gnus v5.10.3) Emacs/21.3 (gnu/linux)

Reuben Thomas <address@hidden> writes:

> If you're going (correctly) to say that much computer-produced music looks
> bland and has typographical mistakes, it's also worth pointing out the
> exceptions.

I am not aware of such exceptions yet.  You need an experienced
engraver to to correct the pathetic mistakes that music printing
software usually makes.

> although admittedly he has to perform many adjustments to the
> default output to get, for example, beautiful note spacing.

Exactly.  You need skill and time to get things right.  In our
opinion, as programmers, most of these adjustments are mechanical and
should be automated.


Jan Nieuwenhuizen <address@hidden> | GNU LilyPond - The music typesetter
http://www.xs4all.nl/~jantien       | http://www.lilypond.org

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