[R] Wikipedia plots and tables?
istazahn at gmail.com
Sun Feb 24 02:38:04 CET 2013
I've not done any of this, but you might look at (a variation of) one
of the following tool chains:
knitr markdown --pandoc--> mediawiki
brew --pander--> mediawiki
pander is at http://rapporter.github.com/pander/
On Sat, Feb 23, 2013 at 4:59 PM, Spencer Graves
<spencer.graves at structuremonitoring.com> wrote:
> Hello, All:
> What facilities exist for plots and tables of data in the standard
> MediaWiki software beyond the obvious standards?
> The standard MediaWiki tables and graphics capabilities seem to me to
> be rather clumsy, and I wonder if I'm missing some available extensions?
> The standard MediaWiki tables are described in a Wikipedia article on
> "Help:Table". Wikimedia Foundation projects ask users to upload photos and
> graphics Wikimedia Commons -- preferably in scalable vector graphics (*.svg)
> For additions I'm making to Wikimedia projects, I'm adding two things
> to the Ecdat package, now on R-Forge:
> (1) Economics data sets with documentation describing how to
> produce a *.svg file, which I then upload to Wikimedia Commons and use in
> Wikimedia projects such as Wikipedia, Wikiversity, and Wikinews. The
> description of the contribution refers to Ecdat for details.
> (2) Functions to facilitate creating and updating data objects
> being added.
> Are there better ways of producing quality graphics and maybe
> interfacing R with MediaWiki projects?
> Spencer Graves
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