Cutting a slice of wikipedia - CDPedia

Charles Merriam charles.merriam at
Wed Apr 9 05:21:50 EDT 2008

Ah, the old days were cutting out the images and putting the whole
thing on one's cell phone.

Seriously, one might consider:

Simple is about 10,000 articles written in simple English, aimed at
children trying to learn English.

FYI, Charles.

On Tue, Apr 8, 2008 at 5:21 PM, Martin Langhoff
<martin.langhoff at> wrote:
> Yesterday we had a mini-sprint with argentinian pythonistas and we
>  discussed Alecu's CDPedia  which is a Python toolchain that does are
>  good job of cutting a slice of wikipedia and cutting off the least
>  interesting parts to make it fit. His project is here
>  and it would be great if Alecu could explain a bit more what it does
>  -- I am sure I didn't do it any justice above ;-)
>  So - Alecu, meet the list, list, say hi to Alecu ;-)
>  I would love to see this progress -- we definitely need something like
>  this to assist the localization teams to build a good content package
>  for the XS.  Are there related projects? I thought I had seen one but
>  I cannot find anything now, so it was perhaps discussion about desired
>  functionality?
>  cheers,
>  martin
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