Re: For Western music notation lovers

From: Jon Hanna (
Date: Tue Sep 06 2005 - 09:34:32 CDT

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    Marnen Laibow-Koser wrote:
    > I'm not sure I understand your question, but what I meant was this. It
    > is possible that some fonts (and documents) have already been created
    > where the implementers took a look at the Standard, said "ah, the
    > 'MULTI-REST' is really a double whole rest", and went ahead and used it
    > as such. If we change the normative reference glyph for MULTI-REST, it
    > will indeed bring it in line with the name, but it may produce
    > backward-incompatible encoding.

    This would be comparable to any case where workarounds were being used
    prior to something being encoded.

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