[Wikipedia-l] download

Brion VIBBER brion at pobox.com
Tue Aug 6 21:10:10 UTC 2002

> On Tuesday 06 August 2002 15:20, lcrocker at nupedia.com wrote:
>>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?

How about [[Wikipedia:Database download]]?

Pierre Abbat wrote:
> 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.

There are no passwords in the cur or old tables, only in the user table 
(and they're now encrypted). Unless, of course, somebody wrote their 
password in the text of an article!

-- brion vibber (brion @ pobox.com)

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