will end in two days.
On 08/23/2013 01:20 PM, Sumana Harihareswara wrote:
And just as a reminder: etherpad.wikimedia.org
service, and therefore any data within an etherpad
should be considered both public and able to disappear at any time.
This is one reason I recommend that people use Etherpads for short-term
defined collaboration sessions, and frequently do backups, and always
archive documents to a wiki after a session ends.
-- Sumana Harihareswara Engineering Community Manager Wikimedia
Foundation On 08/23/2013 04:16 PM, Sumana Harihareswara wrote:
> > Thanks to Mark Holmquist for maintaining http://etherpad.wmflabs.org
> > the past long while. It is going down in 2 weeks, so please retrieve
> > your text.
> > I recommend that you:
> > * go into your browser history
> > * search it for etherpad.wmflabs.org
> > * go to each of those pads and copy-and-paste the content someplace,
> > preferably on a public wiki, even if it's just in your userspace
> > * replace the content of the Etherpad with a link to the wiki page
> > you've moved the text to
> > -Sumana
> > -------- Original Message --------
> > Subject: [Wikitech-l] Etherpad Lite labs instance going down in two
> > weeks - backup time
> > Date: Fri, 23 Aug 2013 13:02:13 -0700
> > From: Mark Holmquist <mtraceur(a)member.fsf.org>
> > Reply-To: Wikimedia developers <wikitech-l(a)lists.wikimedia.org>
> > To: wikitech-l(a)lists.wikimedia.org, engineering(a)lists.wikimedia.org,
> > labs-l(a)lists.wikimedia.org
> > The day we have all equally hoped for and dreaded is come to pass: Etherpad
> > Lite has now replaced Etherpad "Classic" in production, and the labs
> > instance
> > is on its way out.
> > This is my as-wide-as-possible email warning to say that everything on the
> > labs instance, as really should have been expected, is going to be gone
> > soon.
> > Not immediately - we intend to give you two weeks to get your important data
> > off the instance and onto the new one at https://etherpad.wikimedia.org/
> > but you should _absolutely_ be moving things as soon as possible. We will
> > also keep a data dump around, in case anything else needs to get pulled out
> > of the pads, but I would suggest not relying on that if you don't have to.
> > And in the future: If a URL has "wmflabs.org" in it...don't put
> > ANYTHING, important there. The purpose of labs is to let us experiment with
> > new technology without having to worry about reliability.
> > Thanks so much for your help and understanding in the course of this
> > migration.
> > tl;dr: http://etherpad.wmflabs.org
is going down in 2 weeks, get yer
> > stuff off it.