Kill the messenger!
Does anyone have a mob of peasants with torches standing around handy?
Perhaps someone will write an article about the legendary Wikipedia
riots of April 1, 2009.
From: Brion Vibber <brion(a)wikimedia.org>
Sent: Mon, 30 Mar 2009 4:45 pm
Subject: [WikiEN-l] English Wikipedia brief outage today
An out-of-memory condition crashed the database master for English
Wikipedia; we were down for about 25 minutes. All is restarted and
recovered now (thanks Domas!); our other sites were not affected.
-- brion vibber (brion @ wikimedia.org