[theforum] Final Data Handover - still not happened

Martin Paul Burns martin.burns at uk.ibm.com
Wed Mar 16 04:22:57 CST 2005

Paul wrote on 15/03/2005 21:00:38:

> On Mon, 14 Mar 2005 07:18:38 +0000, William Anderson <neuro at well.com>
> > Compressed I show the evolt database at the Jan 18th pull at ~ 25 meg -
> > we really have hundreds of megs of assets for the site?
> I have a reasonably up to date scrape of weo, comes in at
> approximately 400Mb but that's uncompressed HTML and image files and
> presumably the actual data (once you take out the template code that
> is included on each page - I'm guessing there's a template with bits
> filled in from the database anyway). With compression applied and only
> dumping the templates, database structure/contents and the images, I
> can't see how it could possibly weigh in at more than 100Mb. Even on a
> standard DSL connection, that shouldn't take much more than an hour to
> download.

Is it worth trying to drop in all the images/attachments (ie everything bar
the HTML) into teo to see if that's everything we need beyond the db?

If so, then we're only talking about a db dump, which iirc wasn't *that*
big when we got it for the current teo content.


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