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Subject: [freeciv-data] Re: [Freeciv-Dev] Re: Nations classification again
From: Tomasz Wegrzanowski <maniek@xxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 10 Aug 2000 07:26:54 +0200
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On Wed, Aug 09, 2000 at 10:13:07PM +0100, SamBC wrote:
> > -----Original Message-----
> > Tomasz Wegrzanowski
> > btw. Boers ARE natives.
> Really???? I was under the impression that the Boers (roughly-equivalent to
> modern Afrikaans, white south africans, yes?) were mostly Dutch colonists
> (hence the lingual links), and are as much natives of Africa as 'Americans'
> are of that continent

Try to tell it to one of Boers.
I am native Silesian, although none of my grand-parents were born here.

In some sense, English aren't natives, as Celts were first on Isles etc.

> > With exception of "caucasian", what also mean something completely else,
> > I agree to use your favourite "technical" terms.
> Caucasian seems to be a lingual difference - different languages and nations
> use it differently (one for the localisation?)

classes.ruleset isn't i18nable.
So I used most widely recognizable terms.
And there might be class caucasians in future.
But it will mean people from Caucasia.

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