Block all characters but english alphabet + numeric


(Smartphone 5G) #1

Heya,

So, Ive been suggested to post my idea here.

Thing is, that new players find it really really weird to se someone write in local or npc corp chat with cyrrilic aplhabet. And thats for sure, cause Ive experienced it first hand and thought wtf is this, on top of all the other things I had to grasp.

With time I became used to these sporadically chat inputs but every time it worried me. Well worried me because of the general paranoia I got accustomed to but also of the “hey, dude - what are you trying to say…?”

Further on, this using of cyrillic sentences made me wonder, and point to point - this is an awkward situation to put new or long termed players up to.

  • I mean, there is personal chat for that.

I dont wanna make it all bad, and if people like to type cyrillic then they can type in private corps and fleets. But there is also a voice chat option, so I dont know, I just think that excluding those characters would be a step forward.

And to all of those who are opposing my idea, - why do you want to continue this weird “secret” behavior?


(Dyver Phycad) #2

What about French, German, Spanish?


(erg cz) #3

If anyone wonder, how that ended up: original forum topic


(Smartphone 5G) #4

The French, the German and Spanish you say?

Well you make an oblivious point good sir, I really dont know how to address this but to say, that the French speak of love and are of no harm in local chats what so ever!

What scares me most of a language I dont understand, is letters I dont understand.

(you can quote me on that)


(Geo Eclipse Oksaras) #5

So do you not have an issue with the bottom of the forums that are in “scary looking language”


(Old Pervert) #6

I’d be welling to bet this dude is American. Whole ■■■■■■■ world revolves around them, didn’t ya know?!

There are significant demographics who play this game, that do not natively speak English. Edit: There are even significant portions within those demographics who don’t speak English at all.


(Mina Sebiestar) #7

No
You are bad
Stop posting
Get help


(Smartphone 5G) #8

So, you find your self as a new player.

And you get weird messages written in cyrillic aplhabet.

And thats what you see, weird massages writen in a foreign language in your chat window.

Would you feel safe and secure then? Or abnoxious and revolting? (revolting, well maybe with time, but that where it took me where I am now)


(Old Pervert) #9

Yes, but then again I’m not xenophobic. I don’t associate people who are different from me as being automatically scary.

Eve is not an English game. It’s a global, international, multi-cultural universe where everyone is welcome. Except xenophobes. You’re wise to be posting from an alt.


(Krysenth) #10

@ISD_Sakimura might be worth visiting this topic to see if it’s worth closing. xenophobia has no place in eve.


(ISD Dorrim Barstorlode) #11

(ISD Dorrim Barstorlode) #12

Closed for trolling.