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the Python Wikipediabot Framework (pywikipedia) is a collection of tools that automate work on Wikipedia or other MediaWiki sites.

A framework for writing robots to crawl Wikipedia's set of inter-lingual encyclopedias, with the goal of standardizing content or otherwise making minor modifications to the articles of the encyclopedia including making interwiki links.

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stable.tar.gz Download version 2.0rc5 (stable)
released on 17 August 2016

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License:BSD 3ClauseKelly Hopkins9 June 2009
License:ExpatKelly Hopkins9 June 2009

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Bryan Tong Minh Maintainer

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This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 23 January 2017.


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