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Wikipedia XML revision history data dumps (stub-meta-history.xml.gz) from 20 April 2017

Citation

Geiger, R. Stuart; Halfaker, Aaron (2017), Wikipedia XML revision history data dumps (stub-meta-history.xml.gz) from 20 April 2017, Dataset, https://doi.org/10.6078/D1FD3K

Abstract

Wikipedia revision metadata for every edit to every page in seven major language versions of Wikipedia. Files in this collection are database dumps originally from https://dumps.wikimedia.org and were created by the Wikimedia Foundation, which deletes dumps after approximately 6 months. They are being uploaded here to preserve computational reproducibility of research projects based on these specific dumps. Files are in the format [language]wiki-20170420-stub-meta-history[part].xml.gz for English (en), German (de), Spanish (es), French (fr), Japanese (ja), Portuguese (pt), and Chinese Mandarin (zh) Wikipedias. Material found within is copyright Wikipedia contributors and is freely licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License (GFDL) and the Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike 3.0 License.

Usage Notes

See https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Data_dumps for more detail on using these dumps.