[r-t] Place & osition (was Re: applicability ...)

John Harrison john at jaharrison.me.uk
Sat Jan 3 21:26:21 UTC 2015

> the current CC rules define Change in terms of Position, i.e. the
> interchange of pairs of bells in adjacent Positions.  Isn't Place a
> better term for Position, ...

The current Decisions use Position to refer to:

1 - absolute location in a row (eg 'blows in each position')

2 - relative location in a row (eg 'one position further from the lead')

3 - the location of dodges (eg 'from one dodging position to another')

4 - the location of calls in a composition

They use Place to refer to:

a - classes of method

b - consecutive blows in the same place (eg at least one internal place)

c - absolute location in a row (eg 'below mths place') 

Some of the overlap is disambiguated by the context of use, but not all.  A
clearer separation would have merit.

John Harrison
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