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" Remote Capacitor Transmitters"

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Lilliana Stelles
#1 - 2013-08-30 13:33:46 UTC
The name of this module doesn't make any sense at all. Why did you change it?

It literally sounds like a device that transmits capacitors, or capacitance.
Both of which are impossible, and make very little sense.
Transmitting capacitance would increase the total size of your capacitor...
Transmitting capacitors would literally be beaming capacitors into the other ship's cargo hold.

"Remote Energy transfer", "Remote potential differentiation array", or "Induction array" are all reasonable terms to describe what the device actually does: generates a large electrical field to remotely create a larger potential difference in the target capacitor.

Whoever came up with this new name seriously needs a refresher on highschool physics.

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Moose Beard
Deep Core Mining Inc.
Caldari State
#2 - 2013-08-30 13:54:57 UTC
Remote Capacity Modulator Infusion Array
Legion40k
Hard Knocks Inc.
Hard Knocks Citizens
#3 - 2013-08-31 08:05:35 UTC
not gonna lie it took me a few minutes to figure out the name change even occurred >_>

large energy transfer array: no results. huh. guess ive got my market filter on or something
energy transfer: no results
WAT >_<

if this change goes ahead it needs to be highlighted in the patch notes, in bold, underlined, maybe font 72.. but the change is completely unnecessary as the current name fits it just fine
Altrue
Exploration Frontier inc
Tactical-Retreat
#4 - 2013-08-31 11:08:46 UTC  |  Edited by: Altrue
Why did you change that o_O ?

As said before, it makes little sense...

I mean, energy transfer is a pretty obvious term. Not like multitasking for targeting.

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Coolmer
Kanizsa triangle
#5 - 2013-08-31 14:17:49 UTC  |  Edited by: Coolmer
This rename don't have any sense like someone change that without any knowledge.
James Tzashi
Ministry of War
Amarr Empire
#6 - 2013-08-31 19:57:35 UTC
Yeah I also agree this change is kinda stupid
Vortox14
Torunn
#7 - 2013-08-31 21:46:50 UTC
+1 Change them back!
iskflakes
#8 - 2013-09-01 01:48:04 UTC
The old name should remain, as it is more accurate and will cause less confusion.

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ColdCutz
Frigonometry
#9 - 2013-09-01 03:28:44 UTC
Change it back, please. You're trying to fix something that isn't broken.
Vrenth
Gregarious Games Mechanized Federation
Solyaris Chtonium
#10 - 2013-09-03 19:47:25 UTC
ColdCutz wrote:
Change it back, please. You're trying to fix something that isn't broken.


What's in a name, that which we call an energy transfer array
By any other name would sound as awesome;
So energy transfer array would, were it not energy transfer array call’d,
Retain that dear perfection which it owes
Bienator II
madmen of the skies
#11 - 2013-09-04 04:09:33 UTC
isn't it even wrong to say that you transmit something remotely? Its like transmitting something remote from b to c while watching from a.

energy transmitter would be sufficient IMO.

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JetCord
FUITA
#12 - 2013-09-05 13:37:13 UTC
i do agree that some of the name change are not intuitive and sometime down right confusing Evil