I remember hearing an opinion somewhere that nusach Ashkenaz and nusach Sefard (but not real nusach Sfaradi/Edot Hamizrach!) are both basically the same nusach, since they are structurally very similar. I think this would mean that a chazan in an Ashkenazic kehillah could use either nusach without worrying about lo tisgodedu. Is this a real opinion, and if so, who brought it down?
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