Rename suggestion for Kohl planet and KohlEdit
I think the naming of these two pages is based on misunderstanding. The Term "Kohl" is used exactly once in the episode, when Viorsa introduces himself as "planner for the Kohl settlement". From this the assumption was made that the planet/settlement was an unnamed settlement by a species called the Kohl. But if you think about it, it's pretty weird that the guy would speak of his home in a generic term, rather then using the actual name which it undoubtedly has.
I feel it's a much more logical conclusion that "Kohl settlement" is the formal name of the tradepost. The encyclopedia uses this name too. Furthermore, there is no evidence that the species are called the Kohl - and arguably a species with that name would not confusingly call an outpost "Kohl settlement". The assertion that the species is called the Kohl is neither backed by startrek.com nor by the encyclopedia (though admittedly the latter has entries for the individual trapped individual under such generic terms as "Kohl physician" - but that could just as easily be taken to refer to them being from the Kohl settlement as a Kohl species).
So, in conclusion, I think it would make sense to move Kohl planet to Kohl settlement, and Kohl to Viorsa's species (after the only named member) (additionally, Unnamed Kohl would have to be moved accordingly too). On a sidenote, sorry for always making these kinds of arguments so long. Just trying to cover my bases. -- Capricorn (talk) 02:21, May 21, 2016 (UTC)
- I agree with these suggestions. Btw, the episode's script doesn't use the term "Kohl" any more than in that single of dialogue. --Defiant (talk) 08:54, May 21, 2016 (UTC)