[Foundation-l] getting Wikipedia to the 5.2 billion people who can't access it

Thomas Dalton thomas.dalton at gmail.com
Sun May 31 14:17:21 UTC 2009

2009/5/31 Gerard Meijssen <gerard.meijssen at gmail.com>:
> Hoi,
> Wave in its reference implementation relies on HTML 5. This means that it
> requires a modern browser. With a browser it is possible to access data that
> is on a LAN or on the local computer. This would allow us to have
> "Wikipedia" type content stored locally or on a LAN. One question is how
> will resources will react when newer data becomes available, will it
> synchronise? When a resource available to Wave *can *be updated, it makes no
> difference if it on a system on a LAN or on the WAN / Internet when it is
> the availability of data that is essential.

What would be the point of that? Wave is good for collaborating, not
reading. If all they are going to be doing is reading Wikipedia then
just download a dump and put in on a local apache server for your LAN.

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