<URL: http://bugs.freeciv.org/Ticket/Display.html?id=35646 >

On 2/10/07, Per I. Mathisen <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> On Sat, 10 Feb 2007, Christian Knoke wrote:
> >> This patch removes all unsafe terrain, both the unsafe terrain flag
> >> (currently unused, used to set for glaciers, but was removed since it
> >> was annoying) and unsafe ocean for triremes. Instead, triremes simply
> >> cannot travel into an ocean square with no coastline.
> >
> > Doesn't this mean it will be harder for triremes to discover new land?
> Yes, unfortunately.
> >> There is an issue, though, which is that the server checks its global
> >> knowledge of coastlines to determine whether a trireme can go
> >> somewhere.
> >
> > Is the coastline check at the end of a (goto) move or performed for
> > every step a trireme might take?
> Every step.

 This is too harsh for triremes. They can transport units to other
islands only if there is one or two ocean tiles in between.

 - ML

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