[Mediawiki-l] Templates stop rendering mid-page on largearticle on WP
humancell at gmail.com
Sun May 27 08:58:00 UTC 2007
Thanks for pointing me to the comment in the html source and
Parser.php. Is there any chance of increasing maximum page size just
a little to make the article render completely?
P.S. not sure why it'd be WP:OR the data is from a peer-reviewed
article (see the reference).
On 25/05/07, Ian Smith <ismith at good.com> wrote:
> > This page is still not rendering correctly on Wikipedia. I ran some
> > experiments and have ruled out a syntax error in the article source.
> > It is either a bug in mediawiki or a resource limit on article
> > rendering.
> > It isn't article size because on Special:Longpages it is in position
> The page source isn't massive -- but with all those templates, the
> parsed version of the page would be huge (700k or so). I'm guessing
> you're right, that you're hitting some kind of limit.
> Check the "view source" for that Wikipedia page, and you'll see this
> comment near the end...
> Pre-expand include size: 292580 bytes
> Post-expand include size: 119256 bytes
> Template argument size: 20186 bytes
> Maximum: 2048000 bytes
> Parser.php adds this if the template expansion goes over a certain size.
> So it may be a limit in the parser.
> I have to say, I think your basic problem is that the page is just too
> darned big and complex. From a Wikipedia point of view, it looks a lot
> like original research, which doesn't belong in Wikipedia, but in some
> other site which [[Prolog]] can refer to. (See
> From a technical point of view, yes, MediaWiki should be able to handle
> this... check out Parser.php, see if there's a limit that can be
> tweaked. (I couldn't see one on a quick scan.)
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