What happened to python-dev's Google Group?

Mensanator mensanator at aol.com
Fri Oct 24 06:12:50 CEST 2008

On Oct 23, 10:13�pm, Graham Dumpleton <Graham.Dumple... at gmail.com>
> On Oct 24, 12:58�pm, Robert Kern <robert.k... at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Giampaolo Rodola' wrote:
> > >http://groups.google.com/group/python-dev2
> > > It seems it no longer exists. What happened?
> > I don't know, but something happened to the numpy-discussion Google Group
> > gateway, too. Maybe there was a mass culling of such gateways that weren't being
> > maintained, or something like that.
> Not this again.
> This happened back in August, with a whole range of groups seemingly
> vanishing, including the group for web.py. They came back eventually,
> but of course Google doesn't say anything about what happened.
> A more recent thread complaining about most recent disappearances is
> at:
> Graham

Google crashed for a day a week or so ago. It recovered,
but not 100%. You can still see the effects in
alt.folklore.computers (infamous for its never ending
threads) that now has numerous sub-threads promoted to
independent threads all with the same name.

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