On Wed, 27 Mar 2002, Kurt Jansson jansson(a)gmx.net XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX wrote:
> Speaking of which; Jimbo, we really need to
have a periodically
dump tarball available.
Hey, I just noticed that there *is* a database dump available now at
(as of March 21)! Awesome, thanks!
However, the old usemod database has vanished from there. Since the
edit histories aren't merged in yet, this is
We should also keep in mind, that in about ten years there will be
scientific studies about the evolution of certain Wikipedia articles,
and in about 25 years there will be an old Wikipedia tarball lying next
to an old Linux kernel in the [[Museum of Free Software and Open
Source]] (existing since 2017).
Even today it would be nice to see the complete history of an article -
is this an problem of discspace or speed? Can it be solved?
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