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To: Teemu Kurppa <tkurppa@xxxxxxxxxx>
Cc: freeciv-dev@xxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: [Freeciv-Dev] Re: hiding capitals
From: Jules Bean <jules@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 22 Nov 2001 15:55:01 +0000

On Thu, Nov 22, 2001 at 05:54:19PM +0200, Teemu Kurppa wrote:
> On Thu, 22 Nov 2001, Adam Olsen wrote:
> > Why not just make the intelligence report say where the capital is,
> > assuming they have the area explored?
> I assume this is a comment on my unique city names -patch.
> Yes, this is a reasonable solution, but I think unique city names has
> some
> advantages over it:
> + first, as my patch shows, it is simple to implement, maybe simpler
> than your proposal, which needs client side modifications (many GUIs)
> + unique city names helps communication between players
> + also Wonder Cities can play similar important strategic role as
> capital, so location information should be added to Wonder Report
>   -> even more work
> + unique city names is already implemented ... :)

Another approach (also involving work) would be to display them on
screen as

Paris (French Capital, Great Wall, Hanging Gardens)

..which would be pretty cute, IMO...


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