[r-t] Re: apologies

Ben Willetts ben at benjw.org.uk
Mon Jan 17 22:47:18 UTC 2005

>> I can see three possible extension routes [for Duffield Major]:
>> 3.  --> x38x38x-10 --> x30x30x30x-1T.

> See (G)D.1(a).
> Extension of principles must preserve the lead length.

Why should they have to?

x30x30x30x-1T is, IMO, a recognisable extension of Duffield.  It preserves
all the characteristics of the Major, just increases the amount of actual
work.  A bit like ringing St Clement's Max increases the amount of work you
do on the front.


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