On Wed, May 23, 2012 at 1:02 PM, David Kastrup <dak@...> wrote:
> Janek Warchoł <janek.lilypond@...> writes:
>> I wish it was possible to add context to grob name in a more
>> LilyPondish way (i.e. with a dot)
> It is conceivable as a parser extension,
That's good news!
> like 3/4 is nowadays generally read as '(3 . 4).
I'm very happy that this is the case. It's one of the small things
that make Lily more user-friendly.
> One would turn aa.bb.cc (no spaces!) to #'(aa bb cc)
> in the lexer. It would likely be somewhat tricky to make sure that one
> does not get surprises in lyrics and so on.
> Since aa is rendered as a _string_, it might be more consistent to just
> read aa.bb.cc as one string and leave splitting to the music function.
> I have not found a choice that would really be convincingly consistent,
> so I have not done anything of the sort yet.
I'm not sure which one is better, either.
Maybe GLISS will introduce some changes that will make the descision easier.