Xent being down

Jeff Bone jbone@jump.net
Fri, 10 Aug 2001 15:12:49 -0500

It was a poor attempt at humor, K.  A reference to the odd timewarp-like effect
that I see occasionally when old messages suddenly re-appear on list, or
messages sent ages back show up after inexplicable delay.

Um.  Nevermind. :-)


Kragen Sitaker wrote:

> Jeff Bone writes:
> > Are we sure Xent was down, or was there some kind of a relativistic
> > thing going on???
> Xent was disconnected from the Internet, powered off, and shipped from
> LA to Silicon Valley in a cardboard box.  This meets some definitions
> of "down".
> --
> <kragen@pobox.com>       Kragen Sitaker     <http://www.pobox.com/~kragen/>
> Perilous to all of us are the devices of an art deeper than we possess
> ourselves.
>        -- Gandalf the White [J.R.R. Tolkien, "The Two Towers", Bk 3, Ch. XI]
> http://xent.com/mailman/listinfo/fork