Incremental dumps/TODO

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Required for production deployment[edit]

  • code review
  • integrate with xmldumps-backup
  • reasonable handling for file-related errors (file not found, access denied, etc.); right now, the application just crashes
  • Tracking bug

Later[edit]

  • better compression for metadata and indexes
    • compress indexes using varints (or LZMA?)
    • add index for named users
    • compress list of revision ids of a page using varints
    • store parent id as a varint difference from revision id
    • add index for namespaces
  • see if it's possible to tweak LZMA (language-specific Huffman tables?)
  • library for binding with other languages