how huge? the majority of the 4000ms it just took me to load evolt.org were spent getting 750+ articles out of the DB(3500ms) putting the user-driven stuff in a place that isn't user-accessable(or user-inconvienent maybe) moots the point of having an 'all in one' evolt.org site. maybe this should be on thesite or something.. .djc. On Mon, 17 Dec 2001, .jeff wrote: > > yes, we can gain them elsewhere. however, untangling the user-driven stuff > (ie, all that crap in the sidebar) from the majority of the site will have a > *huge* impact on the performance. that's the sort of performance gains i > know are attainable with a centralized user area.