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To: Freeciv Developement <freeciv-dev@xxxxxxxxxxx>, Freeciv users <freeciv@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: [Freeciv] Re: Controlling date progression?
From: Ed Cogburn <ecogburn@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 05 Jul 2000 18:35:41 -0400

Tomasz Wegrzanowski wrote:
> On Tue, Jul 04, 2000 at 08:20:58AM -0400, Ed Cogburn wrote:
> > P.S.    What about starting the game at an earlier time than 4000BC?
> > There's evidence that agriculture and animal domestication started
> > earlier than this.  US News has an article about it in the current
> > issue.
> 7000 BC ?
> 10000 BC ?
> Anyway idea is good.

        7000BC may be good.  The article I read just a few days ago spoke
about evidence of animal domestication (pigs of all things) roughly
9000 years old.

> > P.P.S.  Has anyone considered the use of the readline library for the
> > server's command line to allow history recall and line completion?
> More people than you expected.
> But there is technical problem with select() and readline.
> I made perl readline frontend to civserver.
> It is available in freeciv-dev archives, if you want, I will
> send it to you.

        I don't know any Perl, I'm afraid.  I know a little of the scripting
language Python, and C, but thats it.

"It is dangerous to be right when the government is wrong." - Voltaire

Ed C.

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