[erlang-questions] wkipedia rendering engine

Joe Armstrong <>
Mon Jun 30 13:36:41 CEST 2008


On Mon, Jun 30, 2008 at 1:33 PM, Andre Engels <> wrote:
> On Mon, Jun 30, 2008 at 1:23 PM, Joe Armstrong <> wrote:
>
>> Is there a REST interface so that I can retreive the latest version of
>> the MetaWiki markup for a specific page with, for example,
>> a wget command.
>
> What's a REST interface?

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Representational_State_Transfer

/J

 > There's several ways to get the MediaWiki
> markup of a specific page:
> * Go to the edit page; it contains the latest version of the markup
> * Go to [[Special:Export]], where you can get either the current
> version or all versions of a number of pages, in XML



> * At http://download.wikimedia.org/backup-index.html are the complete
> database dumps of the various wikis; the content of the page is in one
> of the tables
>
>
> --
> Andre Engels, 
> ICQ: 6260644 -- Skype: a_engels
>



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