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Re: [Rabbits] Badge Poll for Rabbits Wiki

  • From"Don Sheldon" <don.sheldon@xxxxxxxxx>
  • DateThu, 18 Oct 2007 15:20:37 -0400
On 10/18/07, David Artman <david@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> The point about server impact, however, has we thinking further. There
> was a little inkling--a small quiet voice in my head--when I was posting
> my last post that went along the lines of "Hmmm... so a call to my user
> page will result in about fifteen server-side 'includes,' in addition to
> the specific template and icon downloaded to my browser." Do any of the
> more code-savvy Rabbits know how much of an impact a single
> instantiation causes, when an HTML page has to call another (hidden)
> page to process an include?

Mediawiki does A LOT of caching and other such time saving techniques.
 I wouldn't worry about it.  Just don't change the the most basic
template and then check to see if it propogated to everywhere more
than once every five minutes or so ;)

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