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04-27-17, 11:47 PM   #34
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Originally Posted by Dejablue View Post
For localization we will ahve to do something like:

if name and name:find("Sentinax Beacon" or "Netherchunck") then

We also need to query other items, like nether shards and boss summon stones. This is going to require tables... bleh.

As for localization, we could simply search for local names, making our list, ostensibly, smaller, adding them to the table for Chinese, Russian, Portuguese, etc.

But you are correct that we wont have to worry about localization if we use item IDs.
tracking nethershards and legion fall resources is quite easy:
simply loop through the currency list and get your information

I don't know what really speaks against a table that we want to use for tracking
- localization friendly
- can be maintained updated super easily by just adding / removing itemIDs
- we can throw updates without touching anything besides the itemID table for new items to track...
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