Greg Hewgill (ghewgill) wrote,
Greg Hewgill

wikimedia dumps

The Wikimedia download server has been offline for a few months recently because of disk space issues. It's been back up and running for a few weeks now, and just recently finished dumping the English Wiktionary database. I have downloaded the database and refreshed my Wiktionary to dict gateway to 2008-11-12 (the previous update was 2008-06-13).

The English Wikipedia dump is currently in progress and today has an estimated completion date in June 2009. I expect it to be done sooner than that, because the first articles that are dumped are the oldest ones and those usually have more revisions. This seems to cause the time estimation algorithm to overestimate the amount of time remaining (it was estimating July 2009 last week).

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