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Improve documentation of mapgen aliases (#8693)

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paramat committed Jul 20, 2019
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@@ -286,7 +286,9 @@ of the game's nodes are to be used for core mapgen generation. For example:

minetest.register_alias("mapgen_stone", "default:stone")

### Aliases needed for all mapgens except Mapgen V6
### Aliases for non-V6 mapgens

#### Essential aliases

* mapgen_stone
* mapgen_water_source
@@ -296,17 +298,20 @@ of the game's nodes are to be used for core mapgen generation. For example:
it is necessary to have a river liquid node with a short `liquid_range` and
`liquid_renewable = false` to avoid flooding.

#### Deprecated aliases
#### Optional aliases

* mapgen_lava_source

Fallback lava node used if cave liquids are not defined in biome definitions.
Deprecated for non-V6 mapgens, define cave liquids in biome definitions instead.

* mapgen_cobble

Use biome-defined cave liquids and dungeon nodes instead.
Fallback node used if dungeon nodes are not defined in biome definitions.
Deprecated for non-V6 mapgens, define dungeon nodes in biome definitions instead.

### Aliases needed for Mapgen V6

#### Terrain and biomes

* mapgen_stone
* mapgen_water_source
* mapgen_lava_source
@@ -321,8 +326,6 @@ Use biome-defined cave liquids and dungeon nodes instead.
* mapgen_snow
* mapgen_ice

#### Flora

* mapgen_tree
* mapgen_leaves
* mapgen_apple
@@ -332,8 +335,6 @@ Use biome-defined cave liquids and dungeon nodes instead.
* mapgen_pine_tree
* mapgen_pine_needles

#### Dungeons

* mapgen_cobble
* mapgen_stair_cobble
* mapgen_mossycobble

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