What's going on with python.org

Aahz aahz at pythoncraft.com
Sun Dec 21 17:01:17 CET 2003


In article <mailman.0.1071999312.684.python-list at python.org>,
Ben McGinnes  <ben at adversary.org> wrote:
>Aahz(aahz at pythoncraft.com)@Sat, Dec 20, 2003 at 12:20:46AM -0500:
>> In article <56f42e53.0312192013.333cfeef at posting.google.com>,
>> sebb <sebb at linuxcult.com> wrote:
>>>
>>>Just want to know why python.org is down.
>>
>> Tell your DNS provider to do a reload.
>
>Given it was just a slightly broken re-delegation, it's more feasible
>for most people to have waited for usual DNS propagation than try to
>convince their upstreams/ISPs to reload their DNS servers for one
>non-local domain's benefit.  Most ISP staff would take one look at
>such a request and snicker.

Yes.  It was a joke.  Guess I shoulda been clearer.
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