[Foundation-l] Wikix Image Mirroring Program posted to WikiGadugi.org

Mohamed Magdy mohamed.m.k at gmail.com
Sun Apr 22 06:30:35 UTC 2007

On 4/18/07, Jeff V. Merkey <jmerkey at wolfmountaingroup.com> wrote:
> Wikix has been open sourced under the GNU Public License.   This program
> will read any XML dump from the foundation and create
> paralell processes which will download all images for a given Wikimedia
> Project.   The program also contains full UTF8 detection
> and conversion if enabled.
> For all the folks wondering how to get the images, download the code,
> build it, and run it from linux or Windows and 36 hours
> later, Commons, or any Wikimedia project images will be downloaded.
> This one is free.  The other tools cost money.  :-)

Can you please add binaries for Windows XP?

I have another question..what about the images used from commons? will
it be downloaded as if it is on the local wiki or it won't be fetched
at all?

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