[pydotorg-www] website: something is weird
mats at wichmann.us
Sun Jun 2 19:15:44 EDT 2019
On 6/2/19 5:00 PM, Chris Angelico wrote:
> On Mon, Jun 3, 2019 at 8:51 AM Mats Wichmann <mats at wichmann.us> wrote:
>> I look at the downloads page a lot as one of the volunteers on the
>> "webmaster" alias people ask questions about downloads all the time
>> (yes, we have an auto-response that points to more official resources,
>> but we try to be nice as well :)
>> Just now, something has gone strange. I get a garbled page which is
>> headed by this:
>> for the full experience.
> I'm not seeing that problem, but I've heard reports from around the
> internet of various outages affecting a lot of different services, and
> I'm wondering if perhaps a critical library failed to download. The
> site appears to use jQuery from googleapis.com, so if there's any sort
> of failure accessing that (I've heard hints that suggest possible DNS
> failures??), that could break the whole site.
I've poked around a bit, it hasn't broken the whole site. Indeed,
looking at page source, although there was little doubt from the way it
behaves). So jquery seems like a good guess...
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