Is there an off line version of Wikipedia?

Matthew Flaschen matthew.flaschen at
Sat Jan 10 17:09:39 UTC 2009

Rashkae wrote:
> Charlie Dorff wrote:
>> Thank you for responding to my email. What I meant is downloadable
>> copy. Sometimes I don't always have internet access so I thought it
>> would be nice to have a searchable database of all the wikipedia
>> artcles on laptop. Charlie
> Yeah.. ok,, if you find a good price on a laptop that can hold that,
> let me know.  </Sarcasm>

The English static dump is 14 GB compressed.  Even if it's really a full
20 times that uncompressed like it says at (which I doubt) you can
easily get a laptop with a 320 GB hard drive for 800.  And of course,
you're allowed to user it for other things too. :)

Matt Flaschen

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