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Re: New issue: Add StaffAxis context type

From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: New issue: Add StaffAxis context type
Date: Wed, 26 Aug 2015 21:02:53 +0200
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David Kastrup <address@hidden> writes:

> tisimst <address@hidden> writes:
>> I'm not necessarily against it being called "StaffAxis", but I wonder
>> if something like "MixedStaff" is more appropriate? Just thinking out
>> loud.  I love this idea, btw.
> "StaffAxis" is as appropriate as it gets.  "MixedStaff", however, might
> be more suggestive of the typical use case.  I'm a bit skeptical because
> it is _not_ a Staff.  But then neither are ChoirStaff or GrandStaff.
> Other ideas would be Squashed (we use that in Pitch_squash_engraver),
> Collapsed, CollapsedStaff.  That brings the behavior of the axis into
> the name again.
> \new CollapsedStaff
> <<
>    \new Staff ...
>    \new Lyrics ...
>    \new ChordNames ...
> seems pretty descriptive, more so than MixedStaff.

Perhaps OneStaff?

OneStaff to rule them all, OneStaff to find them,
OneStaff to bring them all and in the \layout bind them
in the scope of \paper where the note heads lie.

David Kastrup

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