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- Ruby Annotation for Musical Symbols?
- Andreas Prilop
March 2, 2006, 4:53 pm
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Re: Ruby Annotation for Musical Symbols?
On Thu, 2 Mar 2006, Andreas Prilop wrote:
As you'll know, the W3C present ruby annotation in a context which is
very closely targetted to the annotation of CJK text. I think it's
fair to say that the extension to glosses for other kinds of text is
of obvious utility, and is not straying too far from the original
intentions. But (apropos of a related issue that we've recently
discussed) I can't find anything clearly codified about handling RTL
writing systems, so it's hard to say authoritatively what should
happen, beyond what reasoning and logic would suggest.
But now you're asking to apply ruby to musical scores. First, let's
see your musical score, marked-up in HTML? I think you need some
other markup language than HTML to deal effectively with musical
scores, to be honest.
A web search suggests, amongst other things,
http://www.recordare.com/stanford.html , and thence