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Subject: [freeciv-data] Re: Better word than "coinage"
From: Jeff Mallatt <jjm@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 20 Jun 2001 21:03:27 -0400
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At 2001/06/20 18:12 , Thue wrote:
>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.


I believe the "Trade Goods" is really bad, because it could be confused
with the "Trade" concept in the game.


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