SharePoint 2010 Storage Metric Borogoves

StorageMetricsIn SharePoint 2010 site settings there is an option “Storage Metrics” that purports to give you useful information about the size of sites and folders in SharePoint.

 

 

Cool. But, when you click on it you get a screen which says …

“Data shown on this page may not be up-to-date. Future visits to this page may contain more accurate results.”

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So what it’s saying is that its showing a bunch of numbers which may or may not be correct now, and may or may not be correct in the future, and good luck deciding if the numbers are or aren’t correct, now or in the future. (For the record – the numbers in the screenshot above are woefully incorrect.)

Why don’t they just show the text of “Jabberwocky” instead? It would be more meaningful and less infuriating.

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