Frank K wrote thus at 12:07 AM 07-01-13:
>Not long ago I asked Rod at Suttacentral about Worldtipitaka's Thai canon
>being offline. It's a known issue, he doesn't know when they will be back
>online, but that he hoped Suttacentral would have an alternative within a
Wonder if anyone has managed to download the whole site.
I was told that originally the plan as to have WT distributed in CDs
(like CSCD) but somehow the people in charge (read 'in power')
changed their mind about it. Since it's a university project for a
Buddhist cause in a Buddhist country, I suppose it must be publicly
funded. So, it seems Improper to withhold it from the public.
>Digital Pali reader has the thai tipitaka as an optional download, I don't
>know if it's the same version as World Tipitaka.
DPR is based on CS. The developer may have made some corrections to it.
>Speaking of digital tipitaka's, I wonder why everyone doesn't get together,
>put the Burmese, Thai, Sri Lankan and whatever other pali versions of the
>tipitaka in one central repository, so it would be easy to have online
>tools that for example show in color the textual differences between the
Isn't that's already done? It's called the World Tipitaka.