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

Patrick R. Michaud pmichaud at pobox.com
Tue Sep 12 09:00:48 CDT 2006

On Tue, Sep 12, 2006 at 10:39:54AM +0200, christian.ridderstrom at gmail.com wrote:
> 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.
> > >
> > 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.

PmWiki itself doesn't have a problem with very long pages other than
the time it takes to render them (which _can_ be a problem on
slow servers).   At http://www.pmwiki.org/wiki/Test/LargePage
there's a page that has over 350K of text in it.


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