Hello Clip experts
The main task of the music file was to save typing, and that is done, but there is one more puzzle only for you really dedicated and most clever people.
There are lots of XML music file links within my hymns page...
But here's the puzzle. We already have the verses, but what about the lines? Each text piece extracted is one syllable, and then the metre gives the clue. So HL 227 holywell.xml is 87. 87. D or 8 7 8 7 8 7 8 7. The task would be to start the new line according to the count. So that hymn should have 60 syllables per verse, divided as above. Unfortunately I haven't added the metrical information there but some others are:
HL 056 faithfulness is 11 10. 11 10 (but beware - 'hour' is two syllables! But then it is recovered as such.)
HL 059 sussex is 87. 87 and NO WORDS!
HL 086 lawnswood is 65. 65. D
That's more than enough regarding testing anything. Please - anything better to do then don't do this. I'm quite capable of reading a book and pressing return on the recovered text.
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Time: 2012-11-12, 20:11:58
Subject: Re: [Clip] Extracting text from a music .XML file.
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