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Re: Extremely nit bug: NR: Usage of British English: "centre" instead of

From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: Extremely nit bug: NR: Usage of British English: "centre" instead of "center"
Date: Fri, 16 Sep 2022 01:49:48 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/29.0.50 (gnu/linux)

Kenneth Wolcott <kennethwolcott@gmail.com> writes:

> Hi;
>   This is an extremely minor bug.
>   Which version of "English" is the Lilypond documentation written in?
>   If it is American English, then:
> NR: Usage of British English: "centre" instead of "center" (both 2.22.2 and
> 2.23.12)
> A hairpin that is terminated with \! will end at the right edge of the note
> that has the \! assigned to it. In the case where it is terminated with the
> start of another crescendo or decrescendo mark, it will end at the *centre*
> of the note that has the next \< or \> assigned to it. The next hairpin
> will then start at the right edge of the same note instead of the usual
> left edge had it been terminated with \! before. A hairpin ending on a
> downbeat will stop at the preceding bar line.
>   There are about 50 instances of "center" and only one instance of
> "centre".

dak@lola:/usr/local/tmp/lilypond$ git grep 'tre\b' Documentation/en
Documentation/en/learning/tweaks.itely:centre line and the right end to 4.5 
above, and LilyPond will
Documentation/en/music-glossary.tely:F: contre-tenor,
Documentation/en/notation/contemporary.itely:        Pierre Boulez (Le Marteau 
Sans Maître?)
Documentation/en/notation/expressive.itely:or @notation{decrescendo} mark, it 
will end at the centre of the note
Documentation/en/notation/keyboards.itely:@cindex tre corde
Documentation/en/notation/vocal.itely:@cindex musical theatre
 L'Opéra National de
@uref{https://www.troff.org/whoswho.html#werner, Werner Lemberg}, Conductor at 
the Theatre in Koblenz, Germany and distinguished GNU Hacker

dak@lola:/usr/local/tmp/lilypond$ git grep '[^yfYFh]\Bour\b' Documentation/en
Documentation/en/contributor/issues.itexi:I believe that this is the expected 
behaviour -- please read our
Documentation/en/essay/engraving.itely:aligned in vertical columns, making the 
contour of the melody disappear
Documentation/en/extending/programming-interface.itely:title, composer, etc.  
It is also a way to configure the behaviour of a
Documentation/en/extending/programming-interface.itely:the value of the font 
size property in order to change the behaviour.
Documentation/en/included/authors.itexi:Vincent Le Ligeour,
Documentation/en/learning/tweaks.itely:behaviour, and the following two bars 
shows the effect of
Documentation/en/notation/changing-defaults.itely:to control their appearance 
and behaviour, as well as special
Documentation/en/notation/changing-defaults.itely:This behaviour is controlled 
by the @code{break-visibility}
Documentation/en/notation/fretted-strings.itely:possible.  This behaviour can 
be changed by setting @code{restrainOpenStrings}
Documentation/en/notation/input.itely:The default behaviour is to append a 
version number suffix for each
Documentation/en/notation/pitches.itely:@code{\set Staff.forceClef = ##t} 
changes this behaviour.
Documentation/en/notation/pitches.itely:will be smaller than normal.  This 
behaviour can be overridden.
Documentation/en/notation/staff.itely:This behaviour can be changed by 
contracting all empty
Documentation/en/notation/world.itely:the automatic beaming behaviour and/or 
use compound time signatures.
Documentation/en/usage/latex-lilypond-example.latex:correct behaviour because 
it follows La\TeX{} convention that an
Documentation/en/web/introduction.itexi:@subsubheading Paul Davis, developer of 
@uref{https://jackaudio.org/, JACK} and @uref{https://www.ardour.org/, Ardour}
Documentation/en/web/introduction.itexi:of LilyPond's behaviour.  Please read 
this manual before doubting

Ok, essentially just "behaviour".

David Kastrup

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