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Re: [Freeciv-Dev] terrain ruleset implementation

Re: [Freeciv-Dev] terrain ruleset implementation

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Subject: Re: [Freeciv-Dev] terrain ruleset implementation
From: Peter Schaefer <schaefer@xxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 19 Jul 1999 17:38:08 +0200

David Pfitzner wrote:
> Jeff Mallatt <jjm@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > I started off to make the various terrain types more like those in Civ2...
> > .. What I wound up doing was implementing the terrain ruleset!

> Since this patch breaks old tiles.xpm, I wonder if this would
> be a good time to split tiles.xpm into terrain.xpm and
> special.xpm?  (Would this be good?  The latter would be
> numbers, hit-point bars, etc).  And perhaps also give hills,
> forests and mountains a full terrain line, rather than just
> four tiles (no vertical continuity).  (Initially the full line
> could just be duplications of those four, but it would allow
> for later improvement).  On the other hand I don't think the
> terrain.ruleset patch should be delayed for this or other
> unnecessary reasons.  Maybe after terrain.ruleset but before
> the next release... 

Ugh.. For the tiles - aren't the rulesets smart enough yet to allow
giving a file name or tile type identifier in addition to 
the tile ? So that both types of tiles maybe read ?

Peter Schaefer - schaefer@xxxxxx, schaefer@xxxxxx
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