NPOV and credibility (was Re: [WikiEN-l] Original research)

Jimmy (Jimbo) Wales jwales at
Thu Dec 16 19:49:07 UTC 2004

JAY JG wrote:
> Shane King wrote:
> >There is no size limit to Wikipedia.
> Perhaps in theory.  In practice Wikipedia is straining under the existing 
> load.  Loading small articles can take up to a minute.  Simple edits on 
> articles can take 20 minutes, requiring multiple re-tries.  

There is virtually no relationship between the size of the database
itself and the performance of the wikimedia cluster.  This doesn't
imply that radical inclusionism is right, but it does imply that
"server load" is really not a reason to delete anything.


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