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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2003-01-13 09:51:18

Vladimir Prus <ghost_at_[hidden]> writes:

>> Nothing beats pencil for convenience, and often, expressivity. I used
>> to write music notation software and was constantly competing with the
>> composer's pencil (and losing).
> :-)
> Except that you can't click "play" button on a paper sheet. Of course,
> *real* composers can play a piece of music in their minds.

Ain't that the truth? Wish I could.

>>>Problems with adding a new method keeps me somewhat dissatisfied
>>>with picture mode, either.
>> Understood.
> Do you think pencil drawings can be improved to a usable state? E.g. by
> keeping lines straight, minimizing intersections, and more clear text?

Sure, that could work. Eventually they need to be digitized, but not
neccessarily converted to ASCII.

> And finally, will more diagrams help? E.g. sequence chart for generators?

I think so.

David Abrahams
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