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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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To: mstefek@xxxxxxxxx
Subject: [Freeciv-Dev] Re: (PR#9818) Inland lakes and borders
From: "Gregory Berkolaiko" <Gregory.Berkolaiko@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 26 Aug 2004 13:34:08 -0700
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On Thu, 26 Aug 2004, Mateusz Stefek wrote:

> <URL: >
> Now that we have ocean numbers it seems natural that the next step we
> should code are inland lakes in borders code. 

Please give us some background.  Why should border code for inland lakes 
be different from border code for oceans?  Do ocean tiles get assigned at 

> It isn't as easy as it looks. 
> We have to know which continent surrounds the lake. This information is
> needed, because we don't want to claim inland lakes on a different 
> continent than the city is placed.
> I decided that a lake is an ocean with no more than 10 tiles.
> One problem with this patch is that an inland lake with an island on it
> won't be claimed, because it's "surrounded" by two oceans.

you mean "surrounded" by two continents?


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