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Subject: [Freeciv-Dev] Re: A patch for 4 new nations
From: "Michael H. Price II" <price@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 21 Apr 2000 15:24:13 -0500

On Fri, Apr 21, 2000 at 04:09:57AM -0400, Mike Jing wrote:
> I am sure your effort in contributing to the Freeciv project is appreciated 
> by all.  But still, I have to respectfully disagree on adding the Taiwanese 
> as a new nation.  First of all, I don't see any demand for a Taiwanese 
> nation, so your first argument doesn't apply.  Secondly, you can't compare 
> Taiwanese with Mordor or Dunedain.  It's not a fantasy nation.  In fact, 
> it's not a nation at all.  Its offical name is Republic of China, and its 
> people is still Chinese.  It is not a new nation, not even in the sense as 
> used in Freeciv.  Finally, I just want to remind you again that not that 
> long ago Germany was divided into two countries.  I don't suppose you would 
> make two nations for the Germans as well, would you?

Yes, I would. I also wouldn't mind having a north and south USA as per
the American civil war.

It is a game. Bringing your political views into it is just silly. I
wouldn't care if there were a Smurf nation after the cartoon.




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