On 19/01/12 01:10, Thomas Dalton wrote:
The sites have gone down accidentally on numerous
occasions and any
user trying to access them just got an error message. The world didn't
seem to end on any of those occasions...
There is a difference between accidentally breaking the site and pulling
the plug on purpose.
We had outages of several hours, but unless the blackout, the sysadmins
were working on fixing it since they learned about it.
Plus, I think you would need to go to the early days of Wikipedia to
find an outage where it was unavailable for so long.