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Subject: [freeciv-data] Re: Greek rulsets
From: Christian Knoke <chrisk@xxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 19 Feb 2003 15:48:01 +0100
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On Wed, Feb 19, 2003 at 06:00:46AM -0500, Jason Dorje Short wrote:
> giorgos vaiol wrote:
> >>So, if the hellenic ruleset represents the modern greek nation, can we call
> >>it "greek", as we did with all modern nations?
> > 
> > If in the game you want the english name of the greek nation << greek >> is 
> > correct but...
> > as you can see here and 
> >
> > the greek state use the term << hellenic >> at the parliament and at the 
> > ministery of foreign affairs web sites.
> Currently the nation names (along with the legend texts) are translated. 
>   Thus the texts have to be ASCII, and I think it also follows that they 
> should be English (though they may be translated, of course).
> Arguably, the nation names should not be translated, like the leader and 
> city names.  But, well, there are arguments both ways...

Well, both <<hellenic>> and <<greek>> are English and ASCII. This is not
about translation but poltical correctness ore soemthing like that (which
I won't give a dime for :)


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