<URL: http://bugs.freeciv.org/Ticket/Display.html?id=37393 >

On 03/03/07, Daniel Markstedt <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
>
> <URL: http://bugs.freeciv.org/Ticket/Display.html?id=37393 >
>
> There's a problem with 'extended' Latin (non-ASCII) letters in leader
> names; namely that most players can't type them, which is important
> when using for example the /take command! Especially grave are the
> cases where the first letter of a name is 'extended' as in Icelandic
> "Ásgeir Ásgeirsson" or Azeri "Əbülfəz Elçibəy".
>
> I don't know how to deal with this smoothly. Maybe the best way is to
> allow only ASCII in leader names. But that would upset users of
> languages that look odd without diacritics, for example my own native
> Swedish.
>
> Cities are less of a problem, since you only ever (AFAIK) interact
> with them through lists and the like.
>
>  ~Daniel

In LInux it is easy to copy the names with the mouse (there is no such feature
in Windows, AFAIK) from the chat or server console.

BR, Daniil.



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