[Mediawiki-l] $wgAllowSlowParserFunctions... not very reassuring

Platonides Platonides at gmail.com
Thu Jun 10 23:22:21 UTC 2010

Wikimini wrote:
> Hi,
> I've just seen the possibility to display the number of pages in a
> given namsepace with the magic word {{PAGESINNAMESPACE}}. But this
> requires $wgAllowSlowParserFunctions to be enabled.
> This name is not very reassuring (as far as I understand it with my
> limited english). Is it OK to enable this parameter or would that be a
> resource heavy bad idea ?
> Thanks for any advice.
> Laurent

How much traffic do you have?
It's probably ok to enable them. If it produces too much load, disable
it back.

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