[Consortium] Sounds Expo TODO list?

Steve Harris S.W.Harris at ecs.soton.ac.uk
Mon Feb 2 07:26:26 EST 2004

On Mon, Feb 02, 2004 at 11:20:18 +0000, Chris Cannam wrote:
> On Monday 02 Feb 2004 11:09 am, Daniel James wrote:
> > It would show off the quality of the typesetting
> I'm guessing you meant "_if_ it would"?
> It should.  Lilypond is extremely good in the details.  Take a look at 
> one of the PDFs on http://lilypond.org/doc/v2.1/examples.html and try 
> zooming in as far as you can on e.g. a flat sign or slur.  (They must 
> have spent weeks on that slur code.)
> Output from Sibelius would probably stand up to that kind of close 
> inspection, but that from Finale or Encore wouldn't.  In fact Han-Wen 
> (of Lilypond) was suggesting to me that it might be better to have a 
> printout of some fine detail blown up huge rather than a big sheet of 
> music.  He has a point.

The the very least we should have copies of the postscript on our laptops.
they win extra points for the first example being Eric Satie :)

- Steve

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