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[Freeciv-Dev] Re: (PR#9818) Inland lakes and borders

[Freeciv-Dev] Re: (PR#9818) Inland lakes and borders

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Subject: [Freeciv-Dev] Re: (PR#9818) Inland lakes and borders
From: "Gregory Berkolaiko" <Gregory.Berkolaiko@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 26 Aug 2004 13:31:23 -0700
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<URL: >

On Thu, 26 Aug 2004, Jason Short wrote:

> <URL: >
> - Continents are assigned by mapgen.  Continents do not respect land/sea 
> boundaries.  Continent numbers never change.  Continents may even be 
> named (clicking on the tile shows the continent).
> - AI code that wants to look at land/sea boundaries will have its own 
> internal data.
> In this case the inland lake gets assigned to the same continent as the 
> land surrounding it.  Of course the algorithm may be the same but to 
> logic is moved to mapgen.
> I only mention it again because nobody had any comments last time I did so.

I only didn't comment because I saw no point in the proposition.  What are 
the benefits?  I can only see costs...


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