[Smt-talk] General term for movements, acts, numbers

Gregory Karl gregkarl at frontier.com
Wed May 30 10:54:40 PDT 2012

Building on Sarah Fuller's suggestion, how about "formal unit?"

Greg Karl
Jay NY

On May 29, 2012, at 5:03 PM, sfuller at notes.cc.sunysb.edu wrote:

> Regarding "Thanks, everyone, for the suggestions. Many of them were  
> good and
> generic: component, section, division, piece, work-section. However, I
> think it's quite important to have a more specific term here to avoid
> overlap with other concepts and to make the intended meaning clear."
> But of course any term covering that number of diverse kinds of  
> elements is going to be generic.
> For all sorts of reasons, I don't think "Satz" works.  What about  
> "unit"? Movements, discrete sections,
> acts, and numbers are all types of unit.
> Sarah Fuller
> Stony Brook University

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