[Foundation-l] Scheduled intermittent downtime on all Wikimedia projects on May 24

Milos Rancic millosh at gmail.com
Thu May 26 08:21:11 UTC 2011

On 05/26/2011 10:09 AM, Federico Leva (Nemo) wrote:
> Milos Rancic, 26/05/2011 09:57:
>> Site notice for a week before the maintenance would be useful, too. We
>> communicate with our users via web site, not via emails.
> A week of pain to signal (and not avoid) an hour of pain? Doesn't look
> like a gain.

A small site notice? Not shown after dismissal? :) I mean, there are
always ways to make site notices less intrusive.

It is now common to get notice ~2 weeks before maintenance. And the most
of our users are not getting foundation-l or announcement-l emails.

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