[Mediawiki-l] Automatic changing of many articles

wilinckx wilinckx at willempen.org
Wed Mar 29 11:59:44 UTC 2006


On Wed, 29 Mar 2006 13:14:43 +0200
"Vasiliadis, Thomas" <T.Vasiliadis at schlemmerblock.de> wrote:

> 
> >>> I fount the PythonMediaWikiBot, but I can only use PHP or Pearl.
> 
> 
> >>Keep in mind that pywikipediabot is a client-side program suite: it
> >>does not run on the web 
> >>server, but on your own computer; it connects to the server over HTTP
> >>just as your web browser 
> >>does.
> 
> >I will take a second look at pywikipediabot 
> 
> OK, I have installed Phyton on my client and now I am trying to
> understand how I modify the Scripts to get acces to my Wiki and not to
> modify Wikipedia with my garbage.
> I found the config file (user-config.py) but I do not now, how to tell
> the script to login to my server or how the name of my server ist.
> I haven't found a tutorial either. At least no one which I am able to
> understand (it is my first time using Pyton and I only want the Bots
> running over my Wiki)
> 
> Have anybody a suggestion where I can find a tutorial for bloody
> newbees??

A quick Google gave me this link:
http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Using_the_python_wikipediabot
and this one:
http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Pywikipedia_bot_on_non-wikimedia_projects

Wilinckx.




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