[Foundation-l] Database dumps

Anthony wikilegal at inbox.org
Thu Feb 22 14:00:34 UTC 2007

On 2/22/07, Anthony <wikilegal at inbox.org> wrote:
> Anyone can host a bittorrent file - it doesn't have to be the WMF.

Well, here's a test.  Let me know if this works.  It's going to be
incredibly slow, of course:

If someone with a fast connection wants to act as a seed, the original
file is at http://download.wikimedia.org/eowiki/20070209/eowiki-20070209-pages-meta-current.xml.bz2

And while you're at it, if you've got a fast connection, even if you
don't want to be a seed, try making a .torrent file to get us started.
 I'm not downloading the English Wikipedia right now...


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