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Re: Why don't we get rid of \chordmode? David Kastrup Wed Apr 28 20:00:05 2010

Neil Puttock <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes:

> On 28 April 2010 12:38, David Kastrup <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
>> That's not enough of a distinction to keep it around.  Just let normal
>> music mode accept chords with : notation, and \chordmode is unnecessary
>> and can be deprecated.
> How would you distinguish between chords and tremolos?
> \notemode { c4:8 } -> two quaver stem tremolo

Ugh.  Did not remember that.

Anyway, here is how I would do this: Chords are much more common than
tremolos, so changing notation for the latter seems like the better
choice.  There is already verbose syntax using \tremolo that can also be

If a shorthand needs to be available, c4/8 might work for it.  I think
(don't quote me on this) that slashes have meaning right now just after
chords in : notation.

David Kastrup

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