[Wikimedia-l] This afternoon's system outage

Stevie Benton stevie.benton at wikimedia.org.uk
Mon Aug 6 15:01:52 UTC 2012

We're back in the UK. I've had a couple of media enquiries too.

The strange appearance was because the stylesheets weren't loading.



On 6 August 2012 15:53, David Gerard <dgerard at gmail.com> wrote:

> 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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