[r-t] Methods [was Grandsire/New Grandsire, etc]
ben at benjw.org.uk
Wed Jul 23 08:20:39 UTC 2008
> Oh, it's the opinion of the listener that's important? A definition
> of ringing that depends on whether me or Rod Pipe is listening
> probably needs more work.
Clearly, you have not been following this thread. Here's a summary:
People's opinions differ on whether, in the official nomenclature, jump
changes (etc) should be classed as "change ringing" or not.
However, most people, when vaguely listening to some ringing in the
background, would colloquially call it "change ringing" without worrying
about whether it is jump changes (etc) or not.
It would be handy to make the official nomenclature and the colloquial names
Tom Willis declared that he 'would never refer to jump changes as "change
ringing".' I was asking if he would not possibly colloquially refer to it
So, in conclusion, no, it's not the opinion of the listener that's all
important, but it would be nice to have the person listening and the person
ringing to say the same thing.
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