[Mediawiki-l] Is there a way to limit the size of images uploaded

Grietinus Koops grietinus at gmail.com
Tue Jan 8 14:04:55 UTC 2008


ok, sounds reasonable... But why then keep the default on 10 or 20M? Is it
speed? In other words, if I want to enlarge the value, should I be as
reluctant as possible? Or is it not (really) important?


2008/1/8, Platonides <Platonides op gmail.com>:
>
> Grietinus Koops wrote:
> > Thanks Itay! This worked!
> > But same as you I'm curious about the logic behind it. As there is a
> limit
> > of 20M for some reason. 2500 x 1600 pixels generates far less than
> > 20MegaBytes I would say. And then it's only in case of thumbnail view...
> >
> > I'm open for suggestions :)
> >
> > Regards,
> > Grietinus
>
> The uncompressed image is about 15Mb of contiguous memory.
> Add the overhead of all classes and mediawiki code and the size of the
> thumbnail you're writing.
>


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