[MEI-L] Conventional encoding of suggested accidentals (ficta)?

Raffaele Viglianti raffaeleviglianti at gmail.com
Sat Jun 22 20:10:47 CEST 2013

Thanks Craig, I forgot about @func="edit". It certainly avoids confusion. I
also see what you mean about @place; it probably won't hurt if Micah added
it to his encoding, though.


On Fri, Jun 21, 2013 at 5:52 PM, Craig Sapp <craigsapp at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi Raffaele,
> On Fri, Jun 21, 2013 at 2:06 PM, Raffaele Viglianti <
> raffaeleviglianti at gmail.com> wrote:
>> <supplied reason="ficta">
>>   <accid accid="s" place="above"/>
>> </supplied>
> I wouldn't mind, but crazy purists would complain that if you use this to
> indicate an editorial B-flat, then it is semantically incorrect since
> B-flat is technically not a musica ficta note.  So it is in general better
> to think of them as editorial accidentals used to chromatically inflect
> notes for performance, which usually happen to move the notes onto musica
> ficta pitches.
> -=+Craig
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