[Wikimedia-l] This afternoon's system outage

David Gerard dgerard at gmail.com
Mon Aug 6 14:53:35 UTC 2012

On 6 August 2012 15:52, WereSpielChequers <werespielchequers at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi, after crashing an hour or so ago EN Wikipedia has started to come back
> but with a really strange appearance - less usable than Vector. Rumour has
> it that someone cut through a fibre optic cable in Florida, so far none of
> the parties to various incidents on the Dwamah boards have fessed up as
> responsible. If anyone in the know could give more details it would be nice.

Please do, it's making the news already (Mashable, CNet) and the BBC
just called to ask about it :-)

Front page is back for me, fwiw.

- d.

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