Author Topic: Some changes to topic settings ...  (Read 871 times)

Offline jcf

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Some changes to topic settings ...
« on: April 04, 2020, 04:59:52 AM »
Hey folks,

Because of what's going on globally with increased net traffic affecting speeds etc., I've
reduced the number of posts visible per page of a topic, and reduced the max display
width of linked photos.

This is because I've noticed a variation in page generation time on some of the fatter
topics, I've made the changes in hopes of reducing server load going forward. Hopefully
this will help us avoid or reduce potential issues.

Cheers, Jon
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Sense doesn’t come into it. People are
more scared of how complicated shit
actually is than they ever are about
whatever’s supposed to be behind the
conspiracy.”
-The Peripheral, William Gibson 2014

Offline Volkodav

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Re: Some changes to topic settings ...
« Reply #1 on: April 04, 2020, 06:16:13 PM »
Thanks Jon

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Re: Some changes to topic settings ...
« Reply #2 on: April 05, 2020, 03:10:28 AM »
 :smiley:
All hail the God of Frustration!!!

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But you can make the Bastard work for it.

Offline apophenia

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Re: Some changes to topic settings ...
« Reply #3 on: April 05, 2020, 05:58:19 AM »
Good call Jon. Page-loading seem really quick at my end  :smiley:
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Offline Brian da Basher

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Re: Some changes to topic settings ...
« Reply #4 on: April 05, 2020, 06:51:15 AM »
Many thanks for your efforts, Jon.

Brian da Basher

Offline Dr. YoKai

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Re: Some changes to topic settings ...
« Reply #5 on: April 18, 2020, 04:00:07 AM »
No issues here, but appreciate the prudent foresight.

Offline Robomog

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Re: Some changes to topic settings ...
« Reply #6 on: April 22, 2020, 08:15:11 AM »
Thanks Jon,  working fine here in the UK

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Offline Jeffry Fontaine

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Re: Some changes to topic settings ...
« Reply #7 on: April 22, 2020, 08:17:26 AM »
I can not say with certainty that I have had any connectivity issues with the forum but other web pages have been problematic with pages not loading at all or going to a completely different page telling me the link is invalid but after refresh the page magically appears. 
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