August 2nd - 7th
There is one problem: ZIM uses XZ / LZMA2 for compression while there is no such library available for Java. There are Java libs for the older LZMA and an SDK for XZ / LZMA2, but this currently only supports C/C++.
Asaf Bartov from Wikimedia Israel, also a user of the ZIM technology, now started to port LZMA2 from C to Java:
July 9th - 11th, 2010
Also many of the openZIM team are participating at Wikimania. Meet us in Gdansk!
- running the zimreader on DVD
bin/zimreader zim/wikip000.zim -x zim/wikipedi.zimreport bugs!
August 26th - 28th, 2009
Current goal is to present the project at LinuxTag 2009 in Berlin and have a Wikipedia DVD with all german articles ready by then as a demonstration object.