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Old May 30 2012, 06:15 AM   #74
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Re: Matt Jefferies and NCC-1017

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In brief, “STAR SHIP MK IX/01 CONSTITUTION CLASS” is the complete and correct designation for which "Starship class" and “Constitution class” are both interchangeable shorthand for.
I really like this.

Now what do those components break down into? I would pronounce "MK" as "mark"... would I be right to do so? Maybe "make?" Maybe just "em-kay?" What is MK IX? What would MK VIII be? Does MK IX/01 refer to the whole class, some subclass or specifically to NCC-1701? Maybe the 17 in the registry number is an even shorter shorthand for "MK IX"...

Food for thought...

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