[Foundation-l] Old Wikipedia backups discovered
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Tue Dec 14 19:32:22 UTC 2010
See "see also" etc in [[History of Wikipedia]].
On Tue, Dec 14, 2010 at 7:27 PM, phoebe ayers <phoebe.wiki at gmail.com> wrote:
> FYI, there is an existing timeline at:
> And lots of other wikipedia history pages on English, too.
> On Tue, Dec 14, 2010 at 10:23 AM, Moka Pantages <mpantages at wikimedia.org>
> > This is so exciting! To Steven's point: we've also started a page
> > where folks can add bits of interesting information as they excavate
> > the files . Can't wait to dig in!
> > Congrats, Tim!
> >  http://ten.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia_in_the_Beginning
> > Date: Tue, 14 Dec 2010 08:20:10 -0800
> > From: Steven Walling <steven.walling at gmail.com>
> > Subject: Re: [Foundation-l] Old Wikipedia backups discovered
> > To: Wikimedia Foundation Mailing List
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> > This is fantastic, and the timing could not be better.
> > If anyone finds anything noteworthy, please add it to the timeline of
> > Wikipedia that we're building at the 10th anniversary wiki, as well as
> > the other tools for cataloging interesting tidbits from our history.
> > 1. http://ten.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia_timeline
> > 2. http://ten.wikipedia.org/wiki/Share
> > On Tue, Dec 14, 2010 at 8:11 AM, Chad <innocentkiller at gmail.com> wrote:
> >> On Tue, Dec 14, 2010 at 10:54 AM, Tim Starling <tstarling at wikimedia.org
> >> wrote:
> >> > I was looking through some old files in our SourceForge project. I
> >> > opened a file called wiki.tar.gz, and inside were three complete
> >> > backups of the text of Wikipedia, from February, March and August
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