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Re: Template limits and server loads

From: Alex Komoroske <komoroske@google.com>
Date: Fri, 2 Nov 2012 11:02:06 -0700
Message-ID: <CAPwaZpVzHQKpLhyT=sWsGW3xqNERr2WGM-bAvSZyhvc60V6EOw@mail.gmail.com>
To: Taylor Costello <nottaylorcostello@gmail.com>
Cc: public-webplatform@w3.org
Thanks for the tip, Taylor!

Do you want to update
http://docs.webplatform.org/wiki/WPD:Manual_Of_Style/Gotchas with the best
practices around the pipe character?

On Wed, Oct 31, 2012 at 11:20 AM, Taylor Costello <
nottaylorcostello@gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi everyone!
>
> I've noticed on some pages, people are using Template:! when they don't
> need to. Please keep in mind that if you don't need to use the piping
> template, then don't, it's usually only needed if the coding is clashing
> with the wiki markup, otherwise just using wiki markup should work fine.
> Try testing wiki markup before resorting to the template (by using the
> preview button). Most wikis have template limits, and once you go over
> them, any page with Template:! on it is going to break and be sorted into a
> bad category via MediaWiki, it also goops up the servers and causes a very
> heavy load.
>
> Of course, if our wiki (Docs) has no template limits, this doesn't really
> matter, but using a template when you don't need to still causes a lot
> of unnecessary load.
>
> *Try wiki markup first, use work-around templates second.*
>
Received on Friday, 2 November 2012 18:02:54 UTC

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