Module:Wp/bdr/Template redirect regex

Documentation for this module may be created at Module:Wp/bdr/Template redirect regex/doc

local p = {}

--returns a table of regular expressions, sorted by descending popularity, for a parent template and all redirects to it as of a certain date, or nil
--regex for the 1st pipe and surrounding whitespace are purposefully omitted to give the calling modules more flexibility
function p.main( template )

	--expand the following table as-needed, following the same format
	local tCanonical_templates = {
		['Category redirect'] = { 
			--the following 11 pages (6 condensed) redirect to [[Template:Wp/bdr/Category redirect]], as of 2022/9:
			'{{ *[Cc]ate?g?o?r?y?[ _]*[rR]edirect',	--parent+505+312+243+1 transclusions
			'{{ *[Cc]atr',							--21
			'{{ *[Cc]at[ _]*[rR]edir',				--5+3
			'{{ *[Cc]at[ _]*[rR]ed',				--3+2
			'{{ *[Cc]at[ _]*[mM]ove',				--1
			'{{ *[Cc]ategory[ _]*[mM]ove',			--0
		},
		
		['Taxonbar'] = { 
			--the following 6 pages (3 condensed) redirect to [[Template:Wp/bdr/Taxonbar]], as of 2023/8:
			'{{ *[Tt]axon?[ _-]?[bB]ar',		--parent+50+11+2+2 transclusions
			'{{ *[Tt]axon[Ii]ds',				--45
			'{{ *[Tt]axon[ _]*[iI]dentifiers',	--1
		},
	}
	
	return tCanonical_templates[template] or nil
end

return p