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To: Jules Bean <jules@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Cc: rf13@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "Miguel Farah F." <miguel@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>, Teemu Kurppa <tkurppa@xxxxxxxxxx>, freeciv-dev@xxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: [Freeciv-Dev] Re: Patch: Unique city names
From: Tony Stuckey <stuckey@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 26 Nov 2001 15:57:53 -0600

On Mon, Nov 26, 2001 at 09:46:14PM +0000, Jules Bean wrote:
> I said this before, I'll say it again in case it got lost in line
> noise:
> If this whole unique city names thing is to stop people cheating by
> 'hiding' capital cities or wonder cities by changing other city names,
> I don't think it will work. After all , I can try " Paris" "Paris ",
> "Par`is" and many other tricks.  I can almost guarantee that one will
> work.


> Instead, I suggest that the information required (is this city the
> capital? is there a wonder here?) be made more visible. For example,
> put it after the city's name in the main view.   If that's too
> intrusive (it probably is) add it to the middle button pop-up.

        Yes, or take some other approach like adding a second flag to the
city icon on the map, or something.
Anthony J. Stuckey                              stuckey@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
"And they said work hard, and die suddenly, because it's fun."
        -Robyn Hitchcock.

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