<URL: http://bugs.freeciv.org/Ticket/Display.html?id=40001 >

On 1/5/08, William Allen Simpson <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> <URL: http://bugs.freeciv.org/Ticket/Display.html?id=40001 >
> > ... IIRC, the geographic features (hills,
> > ocean, etc.) were supposed to be added when the city name explicitly
> > states it, so a city name like Montserrat (meaning "Serrated Mount") can
> > get the " (hills)" designation, but Barcelona can't have " (ocean)" even
> > if the real-life city is coastal. At least, that's the criteria I used
> > back then.
> >
> I've been using real-life criteria elsewhere, that's OK.  There are very
> few cities with geographic features in their names.

Some nations have a lot of this kind of city names, though only native
speakers would probably notice. It's a nice touch, still.

I embrace both standards, anyway, as long as either is applied
constantly throughout one nation.


Freeciv-dev mailing list

Reply via email to