postgis / mediawiki / postgresql was Re: [Freegis-list] Re: [GENERAL] Map of Postgresql Users (OT)

Robert Treat xzilla at
Sat Oct 29 03:47:17 CEST 2005

On Friday 28 October 2005 06:44, Arnulf Christl wrote:
> Yet another idea:  Mediawiki (the
> Wikipedia software) is also right now introducing geometries to the Wiki
> database - obviously also using PostgreSQL/PostGIS. This would be
> another cool multiplier.. and there we also meet with Google again.

Wha? mediawiki is planning to use postgis with thier software? I'm currently 
working with some folks on a working port of wikimedia to postgresql 
(allowing things like transactions and full text searching all in the same 
database). That would certainly seem to dovetail into this... you have any 
links I could read up on the wikipedia/postgis effort on ?

Robert Treat
Build A Brighter Lamp :: Linux Apache {middleware} PostgreSQL

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