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Subject: [freeciv-data] Re: Cities in rulesets
From: Reinier Post <rp@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 2 May 2002 10:07:31 +0200
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On Wed, May 01, 2002 at 11:05:23AM -0400, Miguel Farah wrote:

> OTOH, there is the problem of "regional" rulesets. For example,
> spanish.ruleset contains several cities that are also present in
> catalan.ruleset (Catalunya being a region of Spain, and having a 
> movement for independence). When I re-did spanish.ruleset and modified
> catalan.ruleset, I had to take into account both sides of the problem:
> those people who consider Catalunya as part of Spain and don't want to
> lose important cities as Barcelona, Girona, et cetera in their ruleset,
> and those who want to have those cities only in catalan.ruleset.
> My solution was to use the smaller towns (, for example) only in
> catalan.ruleset, and use the spanish/catalan spelling in the respective
> ruleset for cities that would be in both (Lérida/Lleida, Gerona/Girona,
> etc.). This minimizes the conflict but doesn't eliminate it, since there
> are cities that have the same spelling (Barcelona, Tarragona, Reus,
> etc.).

There is also a Bavarian ruleset that only uses standard German names
as far as I'm aware.  Eventually I suppose it would be best to detect
name conflicts and block selection of conflicting nations at nation
selection time.


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