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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 21:14:27 +0200
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David Kastrup <address@hidden> writes:

> 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.

\oneVoice _is_ sort of the name for not separating voices vertically.

David Kastrup

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