Talk:Cylon freighter (TOS)

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Naming

Based on the schematic image that Steelviper uploaded, wouldn't the best name for this article be just "Cylon tanker"? This also provides some insight into the identity of the corresponding RDM craft. Perhaps they should be moved to "Cylon tanker (TOS)" and "Cylon tanker (RDM)" respectively. --Peter Farago 20:38, 14 February 2006 (EST)

I agree. Come to think of it, while one of the ships they see in Saga of a Star World is a fuel tanker, the other one reads as a freighter (but they can't scan the contents due to jamming/interference). So they might be more of a multi-purpose utility ship. --Steelviper 21:02, 14 February 2006 (EST)
Maybe "Cylon freighter (TOS)" and "Cylon freighter (RDM)" then? Is "freight" usually understood to include bothy dry and liquid goods? Or would "Cylon cargo transport" be more all-encompassing? --Peter Farago 21:35, 14 February 2006 (EST)
We're splitting the hairs awfully close at this point. We've got the visual evidence of the "Tanker" designation. The next ship that they encounter reads in Zac's warbook as a "freighter", but we just hear him say that. It appears for all purposes to be the same craft. I'd be ok with freighter (TOS), as that captures the General Purpose nature that it appears to display. --Steelviper 21:57, 14 February 2006 (EST)