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To: freeciv-data@xxxxxxxxxxx, Jonathan Hogue <hoguej@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: [freeciv-data] Re: Better word than "coinage"
From: Thue <thue@xxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 21 Jun 2001 00:12:57 +0200
Reply-to: freeciv-data@xxxxxxxxxxx

On Wednesday 20 June 2001 11:02, Jonathan Hogue wrote:
> Thue wrote:
> > "coinage" is a bad word because the currency invention comes later. How
> > about renaming it "trade goods"?
> >
> > -Thue
> Looking for HIstory lessen.
> Just curious... How did coinage come to be? In civ2, it is only
> available after capitalization is discovered.
> But, as to your question, "Trade Goods" is a better name than coinage.

Because you get get the same effect as capitalization by building and then 
selling buildings, it was silly not just to allow capitalization from the 
We just called it coinage because we couldn't find a better name.


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