[ntp:webdudes] Re: [ntp:hackers] Twiki

Steve Kostecke kostecke at ntp.org
Tue Nov 4 06:13:33 PST 2003

Brian Utterback said:

>Tim Shoppa wrote:
>>I'm trying to have an open mind, but whenever I access twiki.ntp.org
>>over the web I find that it takes between 10 and 20 seconds each
>>time I try to open a page. This is true whether I'm using Mozilla,
>>Netscape, Opera, or lynx, so I don't think it's browser dependent.
>>As a result, my only experience with the NTP Twiki is that it is
>>painfully slow. Compared to the "plain HTML" documentation it feels
>>pointless, my patience browsing the web these days is very very slim.

We are in the midst of working on improving the TWiki performance.

>This is my experience as well, but I suspect that the problem could be
>resolved with a caching strategy on the server.

We have tested a TWiki CachePlugin in the past. But we experienced
problems with stale included data.

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entirely too much mail) so please Cc: all TWiki related discussion to

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