Huge root size

R. Scott Granneman
Thu, 12 Sep 2002 09:37:37 -0500

I've been using The XML Files to download selected Manila sites from our 
server. One of them, wu.root (which is actually wuManilaWebsite on the 
server) is 25 MB in size, which astounds me.

On 19 August, I did an XML Files backup. At that time, wu.root was a 
svelte 8.6 mb. On 2 September 2002, wu.root was 23 MB. I'd added some 
new stories and pix between 19 August and 2 September, but not 15 MB 
worth! Since then, I've added a couple of pix, maybe 20 kb, and about 10 
stories between 2 and 20 kb, and now it's up to 25 MB.

Needless to say, this is getting crazy to download. Any reason it would 
be bloating like that? Any way to compact it? Yes, I've done "Save a 
copy ..." of manilaWebsites root, but that's not really helping. 
Anything else?


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