[Wikipedia-l] Wikisource

Yann Forget yann at forget-me.net
Sat Sep 25 17:04:00 UTC 2004

Le Saturday 25 September 2004 01:38, Ray Saintonge a écrit :
> Yann Forget wrote:
> >See http://r2d2.homeunix.org/mahadev_desai/day-to-day/ (600 to 850 KB of
> > plain English text each)
> >cf. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mahadev_Desai
> >
> >I created the base but there is a lot of work, especially because each
> > volume has an index, which would be nice to have it working.
> >cf. http://wikisource.org/wiki/Day_to_Day_with_Gandhi
> This raises an interesting issue.  How to handle indexes.  Typically
> these make references to specific page numbers in paper books, but we
> usually ignore the original pagination when we upload a book.  Maybe an
> index could have the page numbers stripped out and link to some kind of
> search function.  As Spock would say, "Fascinating!"

There are other features which are much needed for Wikisource.
One is footnote. There are also plenty of foonotes in this book, and I don't 
know what to do with them.

> Ec


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