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Re: MusicML?

From: Garth Wallace <gwalla@hotmail.com>
Date: Sun, 16 Aug 1998 15:06:56 PDT
Message-ID: <19980816220657.27380.qmail@hotmail.com>
To: msh210@is7.nyu.edu, kaj@interbizz.se
Cc: www-html@w3.org
>>>>>> "MH" == Michael Hamm <msh210@is7.nyu.edu> writes:
> MH> Okay, so we've got MathML, and we've got the  HTML3 MATH tag. How
> MH> about a MusicML?
> [ ... ]
> MH> Comments? Suggestions?
>I think it would be a better idea to use an existing music format
>(check out Rosegarden [1] and LilyPond [2]. Take the internal format
>from one of those, and register it for a content type (something like
>applikation/music-notation or audio/notated or something (audio is
>probably not a good idea, since the notation should be displayed on
>screen or printed, not played by the UA)).  Then use the OBJECT tag to 
>refer to the music.
>// Rasmus

Actually, I think Mr. Hamm has a point, though MusicML (like MathML) 
would probably be accomplished through XML.

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