On Thu, Mar 8, 2012 at 12:54 PM, Ken Conley <email@example.com> wrote: > As many noticed, the ROS wiki had some uptime issues in recent weeks.
> We have tracked this down to inefficiencies with MoinMoin's attachment
> system. While we have removed the top causes of the instability, this
> is likely to crop up again with continued use. We ask that you avoid
> using attachments on the ROS wiki as much as possible. In most cases
> where we have seen attachments, the file could have easily instead
> been offered from a source code repository. For example, rosinstall
> files and source code examples are much more easily maintained within
> a source control system.
> We cannot disable this feature without removing existing attachments,
> so we ask for your help in reducing the load on the server. In the
> case of particular attachments that are causing issues, you may
> receive e-mails to ask you to remove the attachment.
Are there particular types of attachments to watch out for?