On Fri, Mar 21, 2014 at 1:23 PM, Radhika Gaonkar <radhikag992(a)gmail.com>wrote;wrote:
I am very new to the mediawiki-api . I am planning
on using this to
extract geo - information about places . I have been referring to this
tutorial by scraper wiki
Though I am not sure if I should be using this api or the offline dump
Don't scrape the live wiki. You may scrape a dump if you'd like.
Note that, if the only "geo information" you need are the coordinates, you
can use the API to query them, like
and what is the difference between the two data sets ?
Mainly, the dumps are generated about once per month so they're not
Brad Jorsch (Anomie)