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Mokopedia makes wikipedia accessible on your openmoko phone even without being online because all articles will reside in a compressed filesystem (squashFS) on your SD Card.
You will have to install lighttpd to access a local python script with the web browser of your choice. This script will offer you a text box to easily search your stored articles.
Please feel free to add anything that comes to your mind.
- it will have no pictures - not enough room on any storage media
- tex forumlas could be generated with a local LaTeX install but this may be too big for the phone
- all wikipedia versions except the english one will fit on a 1GB SDCard (tested with the second largest wikipedia (german)) - compressability tests with en-wiki in progress
- support for stripped down wikipedia versions (100MB, 500MB)
- I finished writing the perl and bash scripts for optimizing your wikipedia html dump. To obtain the dumps goto http://static.wikipedia.org. The scripts are in svn on the mokopedia project site http://projects.openmoko.org/plugins/scmsvn/viewcvs.php/?root=mokopedia
- lighttpd is working on openmoko as a light webserver without too much overhead
- python script for accessing the articles is nearly finished
A big thank to the following people:
- kahuna for bringing me back to the idea of mokopedia as served html to a browser of your choice
- fgau for trying out everything I wrote on his neo
- thomasg for suggesting the use of a compressed file system
- Marcel_M for compiling the squashfs kernel module and submitting it for official inclusion in openmoko
- everyone on #neo1973-germany
All you guys helped me a lot!!