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RE: from xml ascii to pdf music

From: Victor Vishnyakov <vvishnyakov@yandex.ru>
Date: Wed, 24 Nov 2004 15:29:23 +0200
To: <www-xsl-fo@w3.org>
Cc: "'Aaron'" <aamehl@actcom.net.il>
Message-Id: <S1787216AbUKXNZq/20041124132548Z+7700@mail.yandex.ru>

The best approach is to use SVG for musical notes and XSL-FO for text and
layout. SVG can be easily inlined into XSL-FO. So the mixed output is the

In SVG there is a special type of font named SVG Font. The aim of this
structure is to solve the requirements like yours. But anyway, this is
another mailing list topic.

Best regards,
Victor Vishnyakov

> -----Original Message-----
> From: www-xsl-fo-request@w3.org 
> [mailto:www-xsl-fo-request@w3.org] On Behalf Of Aaron
> Sent: Tuesday, November 23, 2004 10:11 PM
> To: www-xsl-fo@w3.org
> Subject: from xml ascii to pdf music
> Hi,
> I am working to develop an xml wrapper for lilypond music notation.
> lilypond has wonderful fonts and from its own language it can 
> create pdf's.
> In creating the xml wrapper I have preserved the data such as note
> names   [a b c d e f g a etc.] these correspond to musical notes that
> need to be displayed graphically.
> I would like to be able to display/print the xml using style 
> sheets, and it would be nice to just use the lilypond font set.
> Is there a way I can do this with xsl-fo?
> what bends my mind is that a letter a won't be displayed as a 
> letter a but the graphic representation of the note a (for 
> those who know music the second space on a staff with a treble clef ).
> Any ideas on how to acheive this would be most appreciated.
> Thanks
> Aaron
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