[freeciv-data] Re: Nations classification again
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On 07-Aug-00, Tomasz Wegrzanowski wrote:
> On Mon, Aug 07, 2000 at 04:53:00PM +0100, Robert Brady wrote:
>> 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...
> Some 70-80% are white.
>>> 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
>> for oceans.
> This was just first version.
>>> 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)
> Not sure.
> Any Scot to confirm or deny ???
I deny this.
Scotland is more a Celtic nation than it is an Anglosaxon one ,I have never
a Anglosaxon in a Kilt yet :)).
>> In the long term (after the select-a-nation box scales better), I'd like
>> to see at least the following nations added -
> A flag, please.
> Also anyone has flag of Tibet ???
> Also we nearly hit 63-nations limit,
> so only 1-3 can be added until patching source.
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[freeciv-data] Re: [Freeciv-Dev] Nations classification again, Gerhard Killesreiter, 2000/08/09