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Approximately how many posts are there in file posts.xml in the January 2011 data dump?

I was trying to open my XML in a text editor, but it crashes as the size is enormous.

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How to get the posts.xml? –  Shamim Hafiz Mar 28 '11 at 15:46
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download it blog.stackoverflow.com/2009/06/… –  EquinoX Mar 28 '11 at 15:48

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SEDE has been updated more recently than that, but depending on how approximately you need it, you can just run a query there -- it's at 4830431 right now

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