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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 15:48:45 +0200

On Thu, Aug 15, 2002 at 11:58:33AM +0000, Per I. Mathisen wrote:
> On Thu, 15 Aug 2002, Reinier Post wrote:
> > > On Wed, 14 Aug 2002, Reinier Post wrote:
> > > > A client patch can generate any kind of name.
> > 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.
> There is no need for a client patch for that. If the player knows these
> restrictions, he can type perfectly "arbitrary" names into the city name
> dialog!

I think I already mentioned that :)
> But you still cannot circumvent the new restriction added by the
> unique citynames patch.

Yes, it's a good feature.  The only way to really disallow people from
"cheating" with city naming is to let the server pick the names without
any interference from the client.  So that could be another option,
for those who want it (I'm not among them).

> Yours
> Per


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