[pydotorg-www] website: something is weird

Mats Wichmann mats at wichmann.us
Mon Jun 3 10:40:39 EDT 2019

On 6/2/19 5:15 PM, Mats Wichmann wrote:
> 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:
>>> Just now, something has gone strange.  I get a garbled page which is
>>> headed by this:
>>> Notice: While Javascript is not essential for this website, your
>>> interaction with the content will be limited. Please turn Javascript on
>>> 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,
> python.org's homepage looks fine and is using javascript (confirmed by
> looking at page source, although there was little doubt from the way it
> behaves).  So jquery seems like a good guess...

Just to follow up, everything looks normal today.

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