Re: [Wikimedia-l] Event coordinators: how to create many accounts from 1 IP address

2012-05-16 Thread Federico Leva (Nemo)
Sumana Harihareswara, 16/05/2012 17:23: When you're running an event, sometimes you want to help lots of people create accounts on Wikimedia sites. To prevent spamming/vandalism, ordinarily there's a cap on the number of accounts that can be created from one IP address in a single day. But

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Fire Drill Re: Wikimedia sites not easy to archive (Was Re: Knol is closing tomorrow )

2012-05-16 Thread John
Ill run a quick benchmark and import the full history of simple.wikipedia to my laptop wiki on a stick, and give an exact duration On Thu, May 17, 2012 at 12:26 AM, John phoenixoverr...@gmail.com wrote: Toolserver is a clone of the wmf servers minus files. they run a database replication of

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Fire Drill Re: Wikimedia sites not easy to archive (Was Re: Knol is closing tomorrow )

2012-05-16 Thread Anthony
On Thu, May 17, 2012 at 12:30 AM, John phoenixoverr...@gmail.com wrote: Ill run a quick benchmark and import the full history of simple.wikipedia to my laptop wiki on a stick, and give an exact duration Simple.wikipedia is nothing like en.wikipedia. For one thing, there's no need to turn on

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Fire Drill Re: Wikimedia sites not easy to archive (Was Re: Knol is closing tomorrow )

2012-05-16 Thread Mike Dupont
Well to be honest, I am still upset about how much data is deleted from wikipedia because it is not notable, there are so many articles that I might be interested in that are lost in the same garbage as spam and other things. We should make non notable articles and non harmful ones available in

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Fire Drill Re: Wikimedia sites not easy to archive (Was Re: Knol is closing tomorrow )

2012-05-16 Thread Anthony
On Thu, May 17, 2012 at 1:22 AM, John phoenixoverr...@gmail.com wrote: Anthony the process is linear, you have a php inserting X number of rows per Y time frame. Amazing. I need to switch all my databases to MySQL. It can insert X rows per Y time frame, regardless of whether the database is