[r-t] New maximus composition

Alexander Holroyd holroyd at math.ubc.ca
Tue Nov 20 18:21:28 UTC 2007

On Tue, 20 Nov 2007, Ben Willetts wrote:

> Ander Holroyd:
>> I would say never, unless it is false in the plain course.
> The double, twin-hunt, Differential Major method x1x1x1x27,27 still produces
> the plain course if rung starting from the half-lead.

Good point.  I had been under the impression that methods like this (where 
the lead consists of several identical blocks) weren't allowed, but 
looking at the decisions carefully it seems this is a valid differential 

    4. Methods with hunt bells are known as differential hunters if all the 
working bells do not do the same work in the plain course or the number of 
leads is not the same as the number of working bells.

(If that "or" were an "and" it would be disallowed!)

I readily agree that this discussion is rather pointless! :-)

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