Robert Comsol wrote:
Yes, there's no way decks 12 or 14 as seen
in Season One could ever
fit inside the neck. It's another one of those idiotic things where fans take Franz Joseph as canon and consider the information from the actual episodes erroneous.
Here's what I don't get: you place so much stock in The Making of Star Trek
yet are so dismissive of Franz Joseph. You do know that TMoST was a primary reference for him as he laid out his take on the E? Compare the notes in TMoST to his Booklet of General Plans
and there is a very high degree of correlation.