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On Fri, 31 Aug 2007 11:16:20 +0300, Daniel Markstedt <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>  

> <URL: http://bugs.freeciv.org/Ticket/Display.html?id=39603 >
> Some thoughts on this issue:
> In turk.ruleset, all cities after Trabzon are in alphabetical order. I'd
> much prefer them to be sorted in a less arbitrary fashion, for example
> population or founding date.
The data of the last population statistics is of 2000.
The list given in the refering wikipedia article
gives the 100 biggest towns. So maybe that one should be used then
completely (Ankara as capital being the first)...
I don't know if there's something like a "founding date list" of cities...

> In ottoman.ruleset: I'm hesitant about replacing the old city list here.
> There was a point of having those obscure cities in the top of the list:
> cities like Söğüt and Bilecik are supposed to be the birthplace of the
> Osman dynasty. For non-modern nations, it's a good idea to sort cities
> in order of founding, rather than later importance or size. Also, it'd
> like to keep archaic names of cities, like "Kostantiniye" instead of
> "Istanbul". Do you know any Ottoman Turkish? I'd be really cool if we
> could give even more cities old names...

Unfortunately not... so maybe I should not mingle with something I do not
know and we should leave that for later when (hopefully) there will be
some more turkish participants playing Freeciv ;-)

>  ~Daniel

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