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Template-info.png Documentation

This is the Lua backend of the Dinosaur Values system. Please do not use it directly; use the template instead, and check it for actual documentation.


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-- Usage: use the Template:Dv
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-- override values in table dst with values of table src, or adds them
local function merge(dst, src)
  for k, v in pairs(src) do
    if type(dst[k]) == 'table' and type(v) == 'table' then
      dst[k] = merge(dst[k], v)
    else
      dst[k] = v
    end
  end
  return dst
end

local function deepcopy(orig)
  if type(orig) == 'table' then
    local copy = {}
    for k, v in pairs(orig) do
      copy[deepcopy(k)] = deepcopy(v)
    end
    return copy
  end
  return orig
end

local function createVardefines(t, f, prefix)
  for k, v in pairs(t) do
    if type(v) == 'table' then
      f:callParserFunction('#vardefine:' .. (prefix == '' and prefix or prefix .. '/') .. k, 'table')
      createVardefines(v, f, (prefix == '' and prefix or prefix .. '/') .. k)
    else
      f:callParserFunction('#vardefine:' .. (prefix == '' and prefix or prefix .. '/') .. k, v)
    end
  end  
end

local function getNodeWithInheritanceSolved(creature, aliases, data)
  -- solve alias
  if aliases[creature] ~= nil then
    creature = aliases[creature]
  end
  
  -- query initial node
  local node = data[creature]
  if node == nil then
  	return nil
  end
  
  -- return the node if it does not inherit from anything else
  if node.inherits == nil or node.inherits == '' then
  	return node
  end
  
  -- node inherits information from another. retrieve it with its inheritance
  -- solved.
  local inherits = node.inherits
  local parentNode = getNodeWithInheritanceSolved(inherits, aliases, data)
  -- return initial node if parent has not been found
  if parentNode == nil then
	return node
  end
  -- merge initial node into a copy of parent
  return merge(deepcopy(parentNode), node)
end

local p = {}

function p.data(f)
  local args = f:getParent().args
  -- expects one or more non-named arguments in the template, the /-separated path to the data
  if args[1] == nil then
    return 'arguments expected, see documentation of Template:Dv'
  end
  -- concat all non-named arguments (args is not a real table, deepcopy creates one)
  local path = table.concat(deepcopy(args), '/')

  -- remove non-word characters except / then lowercase
  path = path:gsub('[^%w/]', ''):lower()

  local folders = {} -- list of path parts
  for part in path:gmatch("[^/]+") do
    table.insert(folders, part)
  end

  -- separate creature name from the rest of the path
  local creature = table.remove(folders, 1) 	 

  -- load alias table
  local aliases = mw.loadData('Module:dv/aliases')

  -- select an alternative table based on path
  local dataTableName = 'dv/data'
  local tableOverrides = {
  	["colorization"] = "dv/paintRegions",
  }
  if tableOverrides[folders[1]] ~= nil then
    dataTableName = tableOverrides[folders[1]]
    table.remove(folders, 1)
  end
  
  -- retrieve the database
  local data = mw.loadData('Module:' .. dataTableName)

  -- search the creature and solve inheritance automatically
  local node = getNodeWithInheritanceSolved(creature, aliases, data)
  if node == nil then
    return '' -- 'creature data not found: ' .. creature
  end

  -- apply overrides from other section of 'data'
  if type(node.overridewith) == 'string' and data[node.overridewith] ~= nil then
    node = merge(node, data[node.overridewith])
  end

  -- search data for path
  for _,f in ipairs(folders) do
    if node[f] ~= nil then
      node = node[f]
    else
      return '' -- no data available for given path
    end
  end

  if type(node) == 'table' then
    if args.defineVars ~= nil then
      createVardefines(node, f, args.defineVars)
      return 'variables defined'
    end
    return 'path not specific enough: ' .. path -- given path leads to a folder instead of a value
  end
  return node
end

function p.dumpTableAsJson(f)
    local data = mw.loadData('Module:Dv/' .. f.args[1])
    return mw.text.nowiki(mw.text.jsonEncode(data))
end

return p
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