trapexit.org hacked and shutdown

Eric Merritt <>
Sun Jan 8 05:54:24 CET 2006


I used trap exit quite a lot and I would hate to see it go away. The
only real criticism I ever had was that the name 'trap-exit' wasn't
real intuitive for people not familiar with Erlang.  However, the
content was very useful though.

> Hi all,
>
> Just want to inform you that the trapexit.org forums has been hacked.
> I have therefore shutdown that part of the site.
>
> I'm not sure how popular the forums was (perhaps I should
> analyse the logs...). I know there was some 70 registered users,
> which indicates a low interest (or a low user base... ;-)
>
> I've been running trapexit.org for almost a year now (uptime
> is 313 days) and I wonder how useful it has been for people.
> Should trapexit.org continue to live, or should I shut it down
> completely ?
>
> Anyway, I don't think I will have the time to run it alone. So if it
> is going to continue to live I will need help from a couple of
> volunteers. I got some ideas on how to improve the site but
> I don't have the time to do it alone.
>
> Cheers, Tobbe
>
>
>
>



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