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Re: Pitched rest bug [was: A pause in 3/4 measure]

From: Trevor Daniels
Subject: Re: Pitched rest bug [was: A pause in 3/4 measure]
Date: Sun, 2 Nov 2014 08:54:57 -0000

David Kastrup wrote Sunday, November 02, 2014 7:38 AM

> "Trevor Daniels" <address@hidden> writes:
>> Urs Liska wrote Saturday, November 01, 2014 9:06 PM
>>> Am 1. November 2014 21:55:01 MEZ, schrieb Trevor Daniels <address@hidden>:
>>>>Thomas Morley wrote Saturday, November 01, 2014 12:05 PM
>>>>> Using d1*3/4\rest has a draw-back:
>>>>> The rest will change it's position, if \transpose is used.
>>>> Copying to bug list.  This seems like a bug to me.  Do others agree?  I
>>>> can't see a relevant issue in the tracker.
>>> Is it not desired behaviour that a pitched rest is affected by 
>>> transposition? 
>>> I find thst very plausible. 
>> This is the sort of problem I had in mind:
>> { b'1 b'1\rest
>>   \transpose d c { 
>>     b'1 b'1\rest
>>   }
>> }
> I suppose that is partly my fault.  In the discussion with pitches rests
> in irregularly lined staves, Pál went out of his way to snap to the next
> line, and I voted for just taking the user at his word.  In the context
> of transpositions by an even-called interval in a regular staff, well...
> So we probably need some minimal snapping after all.  Or the snapping is
> triggered by the transposition, but I don't think that would be a good
> idea since transpose can work even inside of chords and overrides don't
> belong there.  Or we need at least one manually settable property that
> will cause snapping.

Ah, yes.  That discussion's documented in Issue 2249.  So there is a
relevant issue already in the tracker - marked Needs-evidence.  I
think we have it now.


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