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[[Consumerium]] must be able to do an '''[[XML]] dump''' of the [[Content Wiki]] and [[Opinion Wiki]] at any time, if the material in them is [[GFDL]]:
 
[[Consumerium]] must be able to do an '''[[XML]] dump''' of the [[Content Wiki]] and [[Opinion Wiki]] at any time, if the material in them is [[GFDL]]:
  
The terms of the [[GFDL]] require certain access to [[source text]].  Any element of the [[GFDL text corpus]] must remain available in source form to anyone, and no page in it can be distributed without the URL of a source form that can be instantly retrieved by ''anyone''.  This includes those "banned" by the [[sysop power structure]].  Mediawiki provides this with "edit page" or "view source" links on every page, and the [[Special:Export]] facility in recent versions.
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The terms of the [[GFDL]] require certain access to [[source text]].  Any element of the [[GFDL text corpus]] must remain available in source form to anyone, and no page in it can be distributed without the URL of a source form that can be instantly retrieved by ''anyone''.  This includes those "banned" by the [[sysop power structure]].  Mediawiki provides this with the [[Special:Export]] facility in recent versions, and for unblocked IP's with "edit page" or "view source" links on every page.
  
We have [[Special:Export|XML-export]] enabled for this [[Development Wiki]] since the upgrade to the new [[MediaWiki]]-software, but the only [[wiki]]-[[software]] that currently supports the import is [[GetWiki]]
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We have [[Special:Export|XML-export]] enabled for this [[Development Wiki]] since the upgrade to the new [[MediaWiki]]-software, but the only [[wiki]]-[[software]] that currently supports the import is [[GetWiki]].
  
Some individual wikis may provide bulk releases in various formats as well, as we do. See [[MySQL dump]] for instructions on downloading.
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The GFDL guarantee also includes those who do not intend to use the mediawiki software. Bulk dumps are available only in [[MySQL dump]] format, which can be difficult software to run, and, is certainly not suitable for most purposes of a [[large public wiki]] (text searches, for instance, take an extraordinary amount of compute and disk time).

Revision as of 15:26, 23 June 2004

Consumerium must be able to do an XML dump of the Content Wiki and Opinion Wiki at any time, if the material in them is GFDL:

The terms of the GFDL require certain access to source text. Any element of the GFDL text corpus must remain available in source form to anyone, and no page in it can be distributed without the URL of a source form that can be instantly retrieved by anyone. This includes those "banned" by the sysop power structure. Mediawiki provides this with the Special:Export facility in recent versions, and for unblocked IP's with "edit page" or "view source" links on every page.

We have XML-export enabled for this Development Wiki since the upgrade to the new MediaWiki-software, but the only wiki-software that currently supports the import is GetWiki.

The GFDL guarantee also includes those who do not intend to use the mediawiki software. Bulk dumps are available only in MySQL dump format, which can be difficult software to run, and, is certainly not suitable for most purposes of a large public wiki (text searches, for instance, take an extraordinary amount of compute and disk time).