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Subject: [freeciv-data] Re: Better word than "coinage"
From: "Miguel Farah F." <miguel@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 21 Jun 2001 01:54:07 -0400
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 Jeff Mallatt [20/06/2001 21:07] dijo/said:
>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.

I concur. I actually prefer "coinage".


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