Splitting up wiki pages considered harmful
mpm at selenic.com
Fri Mar 28 10:37:04 CDT 2008
On Fri, 2008-03-28 at 16:19 +0100, Adrian Buehlmann wrote:
> On 28.03.2008 15:17, Matt Mackall wrote:
> > It'd be nice if we had direct links for editing subsections ala
> > Mediawiki. Moin itself is doing something like this:
> > http://moinmo.in/MoinMoinQuestions
> I truly hate this page. Throwing 376 KB of html at people clicking
> a content link on a wiki is awful.
Yeah, it's horrible. I'm not holding it up as the way things should be.
But still, the section editing is a plus.
Obviously, above some size, we're going to want to split things up. That
threshold is somewhere above 1 page and under 100. I'd probably put it a
bit under 10 for the purposes of TipsAndTricks.
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