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Re: [Sc-devel] Scale

> Now the question is whether the scales should be written in the form of
> [2,2,1,2,2,2,1]
> or
> [0,2,4,5,7,9,11]

I definitely prefer the latter, for several reasons:

--the values can be used as indices for a tuning table
--selecting scale degrees randomly or algorithmically is much easier
--you don't need to do a bunch of addition every time you play a note
--lots of scales don't really follow the whole/half-step paradigm
--easier to read (that's pretty subjective, of course)

Tim Walters | http://doubtfulpalace.com