Works for me too. If you'd like me to do any export/import from English
Wikipedia, let me know the pages and I'll process them across.

- James

2009/1/20 Sarah Ewart <sarahew...@gmail.com>

> Hey Peter,
>
> I just went to special import and it seemed to be going to allow me to do
> it. It said:
>
> Please export the file from the source wiki using the export 
> utility<http://wikimedia.org.au/wiki/Special:Export>.
> Save it to your computer and upload it here.
> Upload XML data Filename:   Comment:
>
> This might be helpful (or not): http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Help:Import.
> It says: "Normally any user can export wiki pages to a file, but to import
> pages into a wiki from a file, you must have 'Sysop' privileges on that
> wiki."
>
> -Sarah
>
>
>
> 2009/1/20 private musings <thepmacco...@gmail.com>
>
>> Hi all,
>>
>>
>> being a 'starter of many things' (and the jury's out on whether or not I
>> finish any of them!) - I've created this page;
>>
>> http://wikimedia.org.au/wiki/Schools%27_Wikipedia_Australia
>>
>> I'm aware of quite a few discussions in this area, and believe it's a
>> great direction for the chapter to pursue... it's certainly something that
>> I'm up for working on as a fun and interesting project.
>>
>> I was chatting with Werdna about how technically we might copy articles
>> from en into a smaller 'collection for schools' - and he talked me through
>> the 'Special:Export' and 'Special:Import' functions - which basically just
>> copy across an article and the last 1,000 revisions between wikis... here's
>> my technical question though - when I visit 'Special:Import' on the au wiki
>> it gives me a 'permission error ("The action you have requested is limited
>> to registered users. Please read 
>> Accounts<http://wikimedia.org.au/wiki/Accounts>to find out how to register 
>> an account.")
>>
>> I wonder if anyone technically minded has any ideas on how this could be
>> fixed? - I'd like to test the funcitonality of this stuff, and maybe make a
>> few 'proof of concept' type collections :-)
>>
>> cheers,
>>
>> Peter
>> PM.
>>
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