KDE and Wikipedia

Frans Englich englich at kde.org
Sat May 13 22:43:36 BST 2006

On Saturday 13 May 2006 20:30, Christian Mueller wrote:
> Am Samstag, 13. Mai 2006 20:54 schrieb Albert Astals Cid:
> > I can do the KDE work, but i'm obviously not the right person to do
> > anything web related, because i hate it and because i have 0 experience
> > on it.
> The offline reader would be, well, offline.  ;-)
> IIUC, this suggested support for wikipedia in KDE consists of two separate
> parts, one is making wikipedia online information accessible to apps like
> amarok and kstars (these were used as example), and the offline reader
> that works on some kind of export of the data.   The former needs an
> interface on the wikipedia server but the latter doesn't need much
> on the part of wikipedia, if at all.

I think one can do this the hard way, and the easy way.

I would write XSL-T which transforms the whole to Docbook. Then you have your 
reader with TOC & searching, that's called KHelpCenter

The hard way involves way too much C++.



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