From John, Drummond ties up what I assume to be the initial IMI TC meeting in London.
Great, now we'll need to worry about 'knot harmonization'.
Just don't try to convince me that the clove hitch isn't applicable in all situations - it just needs to be profiled a bit.
Bowline? don't make me laugh - nobody will use it if they need any assurance that it would hold.
Drummond, was that American string brought over in your knapsack, or was it purchased locally (and thereby able to satisfy the tougher EU privacy requirements)?