As of late March, 2020 a new implementation of the code underlying ringing.org is being used. While the code serving it is completely different, the site should look little changed from the previous one, the principle differences visible to users being
- The classifications of methods and similar details now follow the latest Framework for Method Ringing (FMR) published by the Central Council.
- The collection of methods is now derived from the latest Central Council Methods Library. If all goes as it should the method definitions in ringing.org should be updated shortly after they are changed on the Central Council site.
- Individual compositions can now be downloaded as PDF files using the link under
the compositions with the following icon:
- About 90% of the compositions on ringing.org now have links to the corresponding
compositions in Graham John’s Composition Library.
These links are indicated under the relevant compositions with the following
- Similarly all the methods with definitions from the Central Council Methods Library have links to the page describing them in Composition Library. These links are indicated in the relevant methods pages with a button labeled “Complib”.
- Blue lines can now be displayed in two further formats. These are selected using the buttons labeled “Diary” and “Grid” under the blue lines.
- The selection and ordering of compositions when searching by various words has been changed, I hope for the better. Similar changes apply when looking for methods with incomplete titles and so on.
- The site now uses the TLS protocol (HTTPS). This change should be transparent to users of recent browsers.
As this is a complete reimplementation of the site it is likely some new bugs have been introduced. Please let me know if you see anything I’ve gotten wrong.