Re: [xsl] XSLT on Wikipedia

Subject: Re: [xsl] XSLT on Wikipedia
From: "Andrew Welch" <andrew.j.welch@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 29 Feb 2008 14:31:37 +0000
On 29/02/2008, Dimitre Novatchev <dnovatchev@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>  To me,  the Wikipedia would be even more useful if it was just an
>  annotated collection of links.

I downloaded Wikipedia the other day - a 4gb unzips to a 14gb "xml" file....

The xml is pretty sparse, just a few wrapper elements, its mostly wiki
markup like [[ ]] to indicate a link for example.

If there is an upconversion tool or transform you could mark it up and
put in an xml database and then do something with it... not sure what
yet, but as an academic exercise at least it would be quite

Andrew Welch

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