This is not the best list for this.
<https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Wikitech-l> would be
If you're wanting to download articles to be able to read them, my
current recommendation is to use <https://www.kiwix.org/en/>. If
you're looking to do something else, a data dump from
<https://dumps.wikimedia.org/> may be a better idea.
If neither of those options are what you are looking for, you can find
the list of pages by number of views at
You should limit your requests to a reasonable rate, typically no more
than 60-75 requests/minute (but a slower rate if possible is
appreciated). Make sure to also comply with
<https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/User-Agent_policy> so we can yell at
you specifically if there's a problem.
On Sun, Aug 9, 2020 at 3:52 PM Thomas Güttler Lists
I would like to sync the 100k most popular articles to my local machine.
Maybe I was blind, but I could not find a suitable documentation about this.
Maybe the list with the 100k most popular articles could be the start.
If I have this list, I could download the articles with 100k http calls.
But before I do this, I would kindly ask you about the correct way to do
I don't want that you think I am doing a DoS attack :-)
If there is a better place for this question, please tell me!
Thomas Guettler http://www.thomas-guettler.de/
I am looking for feedback: https://github.com/guettli/programming-guidelines
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