Mr. Laser Beam wrote:
class" on its plaque. That's canon, not a retcon. So, since it and the Enterprise
are obviously of the same class, I don't see the problem here.
I guess the question is what's the difference between the two ships? One is a 'Starship' class while the other is a 'Constitution'. But even then, the Defiant having a dedication plaque in the same spot as Enterprise is a retcon as it didn't have a plaque in The Tholian Web