I'm happy to announce a new mirror for datasets other than the XML dumps.
This mirror comes to us courtesy of the Center for Research Computing,
University of Notre Dame, and covers everything "other"  which includes
such goodies as Wikidata entity dumps, pageview counts, titles of all files
on each wiki (daily), titles of all articles of each wiki (daily), and the
so-called "adds-changes" dumps, among other things. You can access it at
http://wikimedia.crc.nd.edu/other/ so please do!
Actually, it seems quite a few cryptocurrency related articles are
missing. Litecoin, Ethereum, Namecoin, Dogecoin, CryptoNote, etc.
Most of these articles transclude Template:Cryptocurrencies, but I'm not
sure why they wouldn't appear in the XML dump.
Using the 2016-04-07 pages-articles dump as a reference:
It appears that the Litecoin article (ID 37395085, fetched from
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Special:Export) is missing from the
referenced XML dump. The dump contains stub articles that redirect to the
Litecoin article, but the Litecoin article itself is missing. I don't see
anything in particular about the article that would result in it being
excluded, and I was hoping someone could shed some light on the situation.
Was the article excluded because of some criteria or on accident? If
articles are being excluded from the XML dumps, is it possible to obtain