[OSM-talk] OSM wiki local copy

Andy Robinson (blackadder-lists) ajrlists at googlemail.com
Thu Feb 19 10:13:46 GMT 2009

Igor Shubovych wrote:
>Sent: 17 February 2009 6:49 PM
>To: talk at openstreetmap.org
>Subject: [OSM-talk] OSM wiki local copy
>Hello all,
>My friend asked me this question:
>Does anybody know how to download the local copy of OSM wiki? For instance,
>Wikipedia guys do provide DB dumps
>(http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia_database) but i've found no such
>thing on wiki.openstreetmap.org . I've failed with Wget - robots.txt says
>wget "is a frequent problem" so disallowed. Are there ways to have my very
>own copy of OSM wiki?

Currently there is not a database dump of the wiki content. As I recall,
trawling the whole of the wiki with Wget just overloads the server causing
problems for normal users and hence why it is disallowed.



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