Proposal:Third World Wikipedia Mirroring

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  1. Achieve continued growth in readership
  2. Focus on quality content
  3. Increase Participation
  4. Stabilize and improve the infrastructure
  5. Encourage Innovation



Summary

Setup a system that allows servers in third world to mirror Wikipedia content.


Proposal

Setup a system that allows servers in third world to mirror Wikipedia content. Servers could be placed at universities, internet cafes and other high usage locations.


Motivation

Bandwidth in developing countries is limited, and Wikipedia is a popular site. To reduce used bandwidth in and out of low bandwidth areas, a formal mirroring system should be setup.


Key Questions

How and when would data be mirrored? How would live updating be handled?


Potential Costs

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