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Does Wikipedia Store Every Edit Page? [closed]

I am not sure if this is the best place to ask this question, but I was looking at a Wikipedia article and noticed there were a lot of edits for that article. Since you can view each edited iteration ...
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Request data from Wikidata every time or save it in database?

I'm working on web application, which gets Wikipedia data from Wikidata (such as description, image, Wikipedia link) and shows them on the page. I see 2 ways of making this: Upload requested data ...
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Shortest route between wikipedia articles in python

I have a python program which collects links from wikipedia, and stores the article names in one file, and the links between them in another. For the first file, every article name is stored, and ...
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Licensing and copyright terms for data from Wikipedia

I have an idea for a client-server software project which involves using information from Wikipedia, but I am not sure about what the conditions for using it in regards of licensing and copyrights ...
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What type of encoding does wikipedia use?

I have the wikipedia data dump and trying to decode special characters in the page titles, except a lot of characters don't match up the "standard" ascii encoding (referencing from here.) As an ...
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Is JavaScript fail-safe?

I was compiling a list of comparison of top 10 programming languages (JavaScript included). I was doing it from this Wikipedia page. However, in the third table (Failsafe I/O), there is no row for ...
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Wikipedia confusion about ExtJS

I'm looking at the wiki on ExtJS, the wiki on List of rich Internet application frameworks, and the wiki on Comparison of web application frameworks. I'm confused. The first line of the ExtJS wiki ...
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Why hill climbing is called anytime algorithm?

From wikipedia, Anytime algorithm In computer science an anytime algorithm is an algorithm that can return a valid solution to a problem even if it's interrupted at any time before it ends. The ...
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