[Foundation-l] [Wikitech-l] Implementing the Babel extension

Anthony wikimail at inbox.org
Thu Jul 3 13:41:23 UTC 2008

On Thu, Jul 3, 2008 at 9:24 AM, Chad <innocentkiller at gmail.com> wrote:
> InstantCommons is _not_ live. The code itself says it's very hacky
> and inefficient and should only be used for testing. Additionally,
> with no local caching (I implemented some preliminary description-page
> caching last night, still in development though), it'll just add to the
> WMF server load on _every_ pageview of your local wiki.
Hmm, thinking about this, caching should be done by the end-browser,
not by the "local wiki".  The "local wiki" should never have to see
the traffic in the first place.  It's just a waste of bandwidth to
transfer from commons to the local wiki then from the local wiki to
the browser.

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