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Re: SVG uploads crash our wiki

From: Karen Coyle <kcoyle@kcoyle.net>
Date: Sat, 02 Oct 2010 10:37:03 -0700
Message-ID: <20101002103703.5ab3tyu7z4k80ocg@kcoyle.net>
To: Asaf Bartov <asaf.bartov@gmail.com>
Cc: public-xg-lld@w3.org
In the end, it might be easier to use a different format... I'm open to that.

kc

Quoting Asaf Bartov <asaf.bartov@gmail.com>:

> Hi.
>
> A very technical issue related to the Wiki (and not to LLD) --
>
> In trying to build a compact table from Karen's CSV file on our Wiki, I had
> to resort to creating small SVG (Scalable Vector Graphics) files to "draw"
> vertical text for the column headings.  However, I can't seem to access the
> SVG file once it's uploaded -- the request hangs and eventually a "proxy
> error" is returned.  My guess is that the SVG file somehow causes Apache
> (the Web server) to crash.  Any other problem should have at least resulted
> in an error message (either HTTP error 500 or a PHP error from Mediawiki).
>
> What can we do about this -- is there a technical contact who can check the
> Apache error log to see if this is indeed the case, and if so, to fix it?
>  (I do have the technical know-how to handle this myself, but I'm guessing I
> won't get that kind of access to the server machine.)  If not, I guess we'll
> just have to make do with two tables, one below the other, each covering
> half the columns.
>
> Please advise,
>
>    Asaf
> --
> Asaf Bartov <asaf.bartov@gmail.com>
>



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