2.9.3 (Revised: February 1998)
development of more and more visual stuff curtails the possibility of "thinking
in your chair." Sometimes I develop grammars, not at the computer, but sitting
with a pencil and paper. With programs [other than BP2] this is not possible:
you must sit in front of the computer. The difference lies in the type of
attention that each software environment demands on the part of the composer,
and indeed reflects on the way s/he thinks about music.
Visser (in Bel 1998)
understand the philosophy of Bol Processor BP2 in great depth it is recommended
to read our publications: Kippen & Bel 1992, Bel & Kippen 1992, Bel
1992a-b. (Bel 1991) is a regularly updated document containing detailed
descriptions of algorithms and data structures used in BP2.
examples described in these publications are enclosed in the "BP2 examples"