[r-t] [r-c] Definition of a peal (was Not A Block)
mark at snowtiger.net
Mon Jun 9 20:26:42 UTC 2014
Peter King writes,
> And mathematically the null change is just the identity permutation
> which is considered to be a perfectly valid permutation
But this isn't maths - it's bellringing.
> Of course someone could ring rounds 42 times followed by 21435 42 times
> and so on through an extent of doubles and claim they have rung
> a peal.
They might well think they had rung a peal, but it wouldn't be a
change-ringing peal. You need changes for it to be change-ringing. It's
sort of the whole point.
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