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[Freeciv] Re: info on rules change: city names

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Subject: [Freeciv] Re: info on rules change: city names
From: Reinier Post <rp@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 15 Aug 2002 13:09:51 +0200

On Wed, Aug 14, 2002 at 08:25:43PM +0000, Per I. Mathisen wrote:
> On Wed, 14 Aug 2002, Reinier Post wrote:
> > A client patch can generate any kind of name.
> No, it cannot. Such an attempt will butt its head against this server
> check:
>   if (!is_allowed_city_name(pplayer, city_name, punit->x, punit->y, TRUE)) {
>     return;
>   }
> City names are generated and/or allowed by the server.

OK, sloppy wording, sorry.  What I meant is: if the client author knows
the restriction imposed by the server, he can make the client generate
arbitrary names obeying that restriction.

> Yours
> Per

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