unkx80: I think both moves are about the same.
is sente. White has one point more, Black too. In the solution diagram 1, White is perhaps more likely to capture and cover the ko, so it is better by half a point. Now let the endgame beasts loose ...
Bill: Both positions leave plays worth 1 point miai. A difference game can help us compare the two. Let's set up mirror positions, with Black making the hanging connection in one position and White making the solid connection in the other.
Bill: If Black plays first, he wins.
Bill: And if White plays first, she wins.