How do I correctly download Wikipedia pages?

Stephen Hansen apt.shansen at gmail.com
Thu Nov 26 05:04:00 CET 2009


2009/11/25 Steven D'Aprano <steven at remove.this.cybersource.com.au>

> I'm trying to scrape a Wikipedia page from Python. Following instructions
> here:
>
>
Have you checked out http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Pywikipediabot?

Its not just via urllib, but I've scraped several MediaWiki-based sites with
the software successfully.

--S
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