[Foundation-l] Old Wikipedia backups discovered

Henning Schlottmann h.schlottmann at gmx.net
Tue Dec 14 21:49:51 UTC 2010

Hi Magnus,

On 14.12.2010 22:35, Magnus Manske wrote:
> On Tue, Dec 14, 2010 at 8:36 PM, Henning Schlottmann
> <h.schlottmann at gmx.net> wrote:
>> On 14.12.2010 16:54, Tim Starling 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 2001!
>> That's wonderful news. Is this for enWP only or were all languages in
>> one database back then?
> There was only English back in the day...

Not true. The first other languages were introduced on March 15 and
could be part of this archive if the different Wikipedias were in one
database under UseMod.

Do you remember how this worked?

Ciao Henning

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