[Wikipedia-l] download

lcrocker at nupedia.com lcrocker at nupedia.com
Tue Aug 6 20:17:36 UTC 2002

>> It's in http://www.wikipedia.com/upload/cur_table.sql.gz and
>> http://www.wikipedia.com/upload/old_table.sql.gz (history).
>> Where would be a good place to document this?

> Wait a minnow, that sounds like the files I deleted because they
> contain passwords. If we make the Wikipedia database dump available
> for download, we must make sure it does not contain passwords.

Those are just the "cur" and "old" tables of the database, which
contain articles and histories.  We do not leave the "user" table
available for download, and even if we did, it no longer contains
passwords in plaintext.

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