[r-t] [r-c] Definition of a peal (was Not A Block)

Richard Smith richard at ex-parrot.com
Mon Jun 9 12:48:34 UTC 2014

Graham John wrote:

> It was intentional, although this definition was a 
> starting point for discussion. If people find out that a 
> peal is false, they still call it a false peal. That means 
> in common usage, we recognise that it was a peal, but 
> false.

Okay.  I can accept that.

But isn't saying that a false peal is still a peal the same 
as saying the null change is still a change?

> The intention was to to agree simple technical definitions 
> that apply to all ringing not just peals, separate from CC 
> decisions which may contain value judgements.

A very good principle.  But in the specific case of the 
definition of a peal, I'm not sure that it has much 
applicability outside of peal ringing.


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