Trying to use an $(eval) command to randomly pick a URL from a pastebin to use as the URL for another $(eval) command. I thought the limit was 2 evals in a nest, so I figured this would work, but getting ‘Unexpected identifier’.
$(eval const rss = $(urlfetch json $(eval a=$(urlfetch json https://pastebin.com/raw/RCjU9CFF).split("#");a[Math.floor(Math.random() *a.length)])); rss.items.description;)
Basic idea is to just have a list of rss2json links with different news outlets so the command randomly outputs news descriptions. There’s probably a better way of doing this, but I’m still not sure why this doesn’t work.
Hi @Hoopy Let me advice my solution.
Saw your Pastebin there is one minor issue, leading
" and trailing
" by this date (
2040 IST) which might not give what you want.
I advice you to make an array something like:-
Why array? To prevent any such
You need to make a command which return link which then can be used by alias command.
const links = $(urlfetch json PASTEBIN_LINK); /* fetch the links */
let link = links[Math.floor(Math.random() * links.length)]; /* get any random link */
link; /* return the link, which can be used by it's alias command */
let data = $(urlfetch json $(query)); /* IIRC the ``link`` from parent command will be in $(query) */
I haven’t tested this approach, but this more likely to work. Commands are as follows:
!addcom -cd=5 -a=__cmdName !cmdName $(eval const links=$(urlfetch json PASTEBIN_LINK); let link = links[Math.floor(Math.random() * links.length)]; link;)
!addcom -cd=5 __cmdName $(eval let data = $(urlfetch json $(query)); data.items.title;)
If the command doesn’t work, please feel free to ask.
Thank you very much. I was using .split() because I’ve used it before for other commands and figured it’d be fine here.
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