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== [https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/T73660 (re)-Introduce ZIM support in Mediaswiki MediaWiki Book creator/OCG] ==
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[httphttps://www.kiwixmediawiki.org Mediawiki/ MediaWiki] is the wiki engine behind [httphttps://www.wikipedia.org Wikipedia], all [httphttps://www.wikimedia.org / Wikimedia projects] and thousands other Web sites. It's a cutting edge free software providing highly featured web sites that anybody can edit. Mediawiki MediaWiki hosted content can be made available for offline usage through the [https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Extension:Collection Collection extension] (written in PHP). The Collection extension allows to easily create collection/selection of articles: so called books ; here is [https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Special:Book how it works on the English Wikipedia in English]. One time Once created, books can be exported in the PDF format. The PDF exporting backend itself is not provided by the Collection extension, it's done with a JavaScript based solution called [https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Offline_content_generator OCG]. OCG is a NodeJS daemon able to transform a book definition in a PDF and it should be able to do the same in the ZIM format. The [http://www.openzim.org ZIM format] allows to store web pages (with images, videos, etc...) in one extremely compressed file, these . These pages are then available to read on most computers with a reader like [http://www.kiwix.org Kiwix]. A [https://github.com/cscott/mw-ocg-zimwriter stub of solution] has already been written] and the [https://sourceforge.net/p/kiwix/other/ci/master/tree/mwoffliner/ MWOffline] is already functional. This [https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/T73660 task] is mostly about merging them.
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=== [[phpzim]] (assigned) ===
== Promotional video (assigned) ==Look [[Video|here]] for more details. <translate>=== Testing platform === <!--T:4-->=== Testing platform ===We need a solution to test automatically Kiwix. We have currently nothing... so we start from scratch.!
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<translate>=== Wikipublish === <!--T:5-->=== Wikipublish ===
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Create a publication platform, a Web site online similar to itunes iTunes which would provide the list of available contents to download in ZIM, EPUB, .... also offer to see the book before downloading it.
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* [http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Offline_Projects/Library/Wikipublish#Volunteers Wants Want to know more...]
* Add support of EPUB in Kiwix
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<translate>=== OSM === <!--T:8-->=== OSM ===
Make a proof of concept of a ZIM file providing a map using OSM data and a tool like [http://openlayers.org/ openLayer].
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<translate>=== Improve P2P support === <!--T:9-->=== Improve P2P support ===
* Fix Mirrorbrain to [http://mirrorbrain.org/issues/issue92 integrate torrent links in mirrorbrain]
* Fix Mirrorbrain to [http://mirrorbrain.org/issues/issue83 support fallback torrent trackers in .torrent files]
=== [[Linux Packaging project]] (assigned) ===
<translate>=== Ambassador Program === <!--T:10-->=== Ambassador Program ===
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Create an '''ambassador program'''. '''Ambassadors''' would be special people especially aware about Kiwix and able to help others:
* Spread contents
* Makes Make conferences* Makes Make advertisement
* Local representative
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To do that, we should develop a set of tools:
* Advertisement Package
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<translate><!--T:11-->==== Starter Kit (Assigned) ====<!--T:11-->
Perhaps a nice kit would help. You know, like for organizing Linux installation parties[1] or Mozilla's event kits[2] etc., that encourages people, and provides step-by-step guidance and advice, to go and install Kiwix with a relevant offline Wikipedia file in their local no-Internet (or restricted/expensive Internet) school, college, community center, etc.
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Would anyone be interested in working on that? WMF can contribute funding for some materials -- a Kiwix quick-start guide or cheatsheet, stickers, T-shirts.
[1] http://ladypine.org/installfest.html, http://www.wikihow.com/Arrange-Linux-Install-Party
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<translate>== Video == <!--T:12-->== Video ==It would be great to have a video (screencast) presenting the software with its most important featurefeatures.
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Here is a proposition:
* Presentation slide of the video with slide and authors
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<translate>== See also == <!--T:13-->== See also ==
* [[{{ll|Participate}}|Participate]]
* [[{{ll|Roadmap}}|Roadmap]]

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