DSwiki v0.2

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  1. JPH
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    DSwiki v0.2
    Bookmark Feature Added
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    dsWiki is an offline Wikipedia page viewer for the Nintendo DS, coded by Ollipolli.
    In this version, a new bookmark feature has been added.

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  2. BORTZ

    BORTZ "Another stunning Van Gogh"

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    what on earth? how big is this?
     
  3. Ferrariman

    Ferrariman Hip-Flop and cRap

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    That's what I thought.
     
  4. Filter

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  5. Shugo Takahashi

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    Apparently, the entire English Wikipedia fits inside 4GB (compressed). Cool.

    It should be noted that you can use this on other, smaller wikis as well.
     
  6. Joshunar

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    It sounds awesome but I really dont get it at all. Whats loaded on there when you download it? If nothing, how do you download the wikis?
     
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  8. jesterscourt

    jesterscourt Not Brad.

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    Can't wait till those 32 gig cards come out next year, dropping the 16 gig ones down.
     
  9. Alastair

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    Can the this reader read from compressed files though? I'm wondering what capacity of card I'll need to use this. [​IMG]
    This would be the most amazing thing to have in transit though.
     
  10. Jdbye

    Jdbye Always Remember 30/07/08

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    Offline uncyclopedia viewer kplzthx.
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    Instead of a wikipedia viewer, it should be an universal mediawiki viewer, they're all the same.
    The iPodLinux one was universal, what's stopping this one from being that?
     
  11. Siegmund Fretzga

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    It IS a mediawiki viewer and the reason i have a 8GB mSD-Card.
    For more wikis to use (needs to be indexed) see here and here.
     
  12. UltraMagnus

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    woah, so it turns your DS into the hitch-hikers guide to the galaxy? cool
     
  13. hencthurk

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    Only got a 1GB stick [​IMG] english dump is 3.6GB!
     
  14. BORTZ

    BORTZ "Another stunning Van Gogh"

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    this doesn't even make sense. offline wiki viewer?
     
  15. mastertop101

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    you should get shot
     
  16. mysticwaterfall

    mysticwaterfall Streamforce Supreme Commander

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    Right behind you
    If I had the 3.6 gigs free, I'd totally use it. Then, if I was curious about something on a road trip or something, I'd just rip my ds out and look it up.
     
  17. bluesceada

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    Looks really promising :-)

    Hmmm, will the wikipedia dumps contain pictures in the future? I guess this would boost size up 10x or more, even if we scale pictures down?
    But It would be really nice, maybe just scale them to icon size then (like 64x64)

    Anyway, looking forward to each release :-)
     
  18. jesterscourt

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    I think it'd inflate it by more than just one order of magnitude.
     
  19. bluesceada

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    You are probably right :-/
    If wikipedia would/could just safe data about importance of content like pictures.. some are important to explain something (some diagrams), some are just additional information. So we could strip the additional stuff which make (just a pure guess) maybe 80% (?) of the wikipedia images.
    Another important step for me, would be parsing of the LaTeX math formulas and converting them into a readable form.
    Anyway, so far no real "parsing" is done, so this probably comes when everything of the more "lowlevel" parts work reliable...
    If I had time I'd ask the author if I could help him ....