[freeciv-data] Re: [Freeciv-Dev] Nations classification again
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On Mon, 7 Aug 2000, Tomasz Wegrzanowski wrote:
> Every real nation is in exactly one of classes :
> white, yellow, black, indian.
> Problems :
> Filipinos are unclassified. I don't know what race they are.
> Far-East Indians are not indian, but white. Blame Columbus. :-)
Not so sure about this one.. it's hardly accurate to call Americans
a "white" nation...
> Every real nation is in at least one of these regional classes :
> europe, america, asia (read : far east), middle_east, africa or
> oceania (incl. australia)
> Also mediterranean and scandinavia is used for some nations.
> Some nations are even in 3 regions at once like Egypt
> (africa, mediterranean, middle_east).
The mediterranean flag ought to be added to french, italians, and spanish,
and probably the arabs.
I'd like to see a few more of these regional classes. In particular, ones
north_sea - (english, scottish, danish, french, dutch, germans,
baltic_sea - (danish, vikings, swedes, finns, estonains, lithuanians,
latvians, russians, poles, germans)
atlantic_oc - (vikings, english, scottish, irish, welsh, cornish,
french, spanish, portugese, canadians, americans,
pacific_oc - (canadians, americans, aztecs, chileans, australians,
vietnamese, filipinos, chinese, koreans, japanese,
indian_oc - (boers, kenyans, indians, persians, thais, singaporeans,
black_sea - (ukranians, russians, turks)
arctic - (canada, russia, swedish, vikings, finns, estonains,
japanese, scottish, americans, lithuanians, danish)
antarctic - (argentines, australians, boers)
> Some white nations are classified into ethnic/cultural subclasses :
> celtic, germanic, anglosaxon, semite, slavic, finno_ugric, latinate,
> hellenic, baltic
Scotland is probably better in anglosaxon instead of (or as well as)
In the long term (after the select-a-nation box scales better), I'd like
to see at least the following nations added -
afghans, albanians, armenians, assamese, austrians, basques,
bengalis, bretons, britons (celts), burmese, bulgarians,
corsicans, cypriots, dalmatians, etruscans, gauls, georgians,
goths, indonesians, tajiks, khmer, laos, kashmiris, khazaks, malaysians,
maltese, normans, norweigans, ottomans, orissans, pakistanis, phoenecians,
prussians, punjabis, romanians, sardinians, saxons, sinhalese, slovaks,
swiss, tamils, tatars, tibetans, uzbeks, uighirs, yi, vandals.
hawaiians, fijiians, maori, papuans, samoans.
colombians, cubans, jamaicans, greenlanders, inuit, mexicans,
navajos, newfoundlanders, quebecois.
cameroons, congo, ethiopians, gambians, ivorians, madagascans,
nigerians, liberians, libyans, mali, rhodesians, morrocans,
sierra leone, somalis, tunisians.
[freeciv-data] Re: [Freeciv-Dev] Nations classification again, Gerhard Killesreiter, 2000/08/09