[pmwiki-users] How much data can a wiki page take? (Was: Bibliographies)

christian.ridderstrom at gmail.com christian.ridderstrom at gmail.com
Tue Sep 12 03:39:54 CDT 2006

On Tue, 12 Sep 2006, John Rankin wrote:

> On Saturday, 9 September 2006 11:16 PM, christian.ridderstrom at gmail.com wrote:
> >It might be possible, but it is probably not so simple to do it exactly 
> >like that online. IIRC, it has incremental search for finding the 
> >references, and a database can get quite big.. I've seen BibTeX files that 
> >are a few 100kB.
> >
> >Implementing a normal search shouldn't be a problem though, and given the 
> >key the author can then insert his citation.
> >
> Do you think a few 100kB bib file will be a problem if it's stored as a
> wiki page? 

I don't know... let's ask Patrick! Patrick?

My guess is however that as long as you don't want to show it very often 
it is not a problem.


Christian Ridderström, +46-8-768 39 44               http://www.md.kth.se/~chr

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