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Re: Word hyphenation in LilyPond version 2.18.2.

From: Werner LEMBERG
Subject: Re: Word hyphenation in LilyPond version 2.18.2.
Date: Mon, 26 Dec 2016 10:15:19 +0100 (CET)

> Remember that I suggest applying the "lyrics" rule as a second
> pass. So:
> "re-al" and "Teak-holz" are the results of the first pass, then:
> Teakholz isn't interesting at all as it doesn't have vowels at
> syllable borders.  The "e" and the "a" in "real" wouldn't match
> either because they *are* vowels at syllable borders - but
> hyphenating them would leave the "r" or the "l", which are no
> syllables anymore. So the rule would be "vowels at the border of
> syllables with at least three letters (and at least one other
> vowel?) can be hyphenated as a syllable in lyrics".

Please give some examples.  I think I don't fully understand what you
are really talking about.

> And of course I don't think it's necessary to catch 100% of the
> cases.  I'd say anything that is better than 50% is an improvement
> ...

The very problem is to not introduce false positives, which can be
easily missed.


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