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Re: Bug#781263: ITP: timgm6mb-soundfont -- TimGM6mb SoundFont from MuseScore 1.3

Fabian Greffrath <fabian@greffrath.com> writes:
> Am Dienstag, den 31.03.2015, 10:26 +0200 schrieb Toby St Clere Smithe: 
>> The Fluid soundfont is split into two parts: GM and GS. This does not
>> apply for timgm6mb, so such naming doesn't make sense. Both names are
>> descriptive, and are of the general schema
>> name-soundfont[-specialisation].
> I see.
> Have you considered a soundfont-name[-special] schema like the ones the
> fonts-* or browser-plugins-* packages use? The fluid-soundfont-*
> packages do not follow this schema (yet?), but others doing it wrong
> should not keep oneself from starting to do it right, right? ;)

Sure, indeed I have not. But I'm not sure right now it's worth the
effort of migrating the names and dependencies. If we suddenly get a
proliferation of soundfonts, then your suggestion is quite sensible. The
proliferation is not happening soon: musescore-soundfont-gm is going

I suppose another name could be tim-soundfont-gm, but that's not what
people will search for (since here it's more widely known descriptively
as TimGM6mb).



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