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Re: filenames of png and svg not consistent

From: Werner LEMBERG
Subject: Re: filenames of png and svg not consistent
Date: Tue, 11 Feb 2014 07:11:14 +0100 (CET)

> Imho, lilypond could be smart about it and choose the number of
> leading 0's according to need.
> for instance
> 01,02,...09,10,11
> in case of 11 pages, instead of
> 1,2,...,9,10,11 (as it is right now) which may result in non-canonic
> ordering of files.
> This is the solution that I would advacate for.

I think this is too smart.  Just imagine that you have 99 images
embedded in a web page.  Now add a single image, rerun lilypond, and
suddenly you have to correct all image names to add another leading

> The disadvantages of templates such as "<name>-page%02d" are
> 1) coding overhead
> 2) documentation overhead
> 3) the user needs to figure out a 'complicated' script

Actually, the normal user shouldn't be bothered at all with that
template!  I favor that the default is either `<name>-page%d' or
`<name>-page-%d' to accomodate an arbitrary number of images.  Whoever
is going to modify that has certainly enough knowledge to fiddle with
the necessary coding.


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