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To: Tomasz Wegrzanowski <maniek@xxxxxxxx>
Cc: Freeciv Developement list <freeciv-dev@xxxxxxxxxxx>, Freeciv data list <freeciv-data@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: [freeciv-data] Re: [Freeciv-Dev] Re: classes.ruleset version 3 plus class_processor
From: Saikat DebRoy <saikat@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: 08 Aug 2000 10:51:50 -0500
Reply-to: freeciv-data@xxxxxxxxxxx

>>>>> "Tomasz" == Tomasz Wegrzanowski <maniek@xxxxxxxx> writes:

  Tomasz> On Mon, Aug 07, 2000 at 09:05:20PM -0500, Saikat DebRoy
  Tomasz> wrote:
  >> In the classes.rulset file you have :
  >> indian real ancient modern asia white indian_ocean __^^^^^--
  >> Whatever Indians are racially, they are not white. Frankly
  >> speaking, Indians in general can not be put in any of the racial
  >> groupings you are using. Some are white, some are yellow (or more
  >> precisely, mongoloid) but the overwhelming majority is a mixture
  >> of a large number of races. If you insist on having a racial
  >> group for each (real) nation, you can possibly use south asian.

  Tomasz> Know, but original Aryan were white.  Any better idea (two
  Tomasz> races / unsure nation etc ?) ?

Why not drop the idea of color altogether ? There seems to be quite a
few people out here who find it objectionable (for various reasons).
For real nations (ancient or modern) geographic classification should
not be a problem.

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