[erlang-questions] trapexit.org

Olivier Girondel <>
Tue Apr 17 01:32:20 CEST 2012


On Mon, Apr 16, 2012 at 9:16 PM, Matthias Lang <> wrote:
> On Monday, April 16, Miles Fidelman wrote:
>
>> Still... as a key site for a run-time environment that's all about
>> non-stop operation, hot updates, .... probably doesn't send a good
>> message when a key (and much valued/appreciated) support site is
>> down for an extended time. :-(
>
> Looks like a PHP site to me:
>
>   > wget -S http://www.trapexit.org/
>   --2012-04-16 21:07:11--  http://www.trapexit.org/
>   Resolving www.trapexit.org (www.trapexit.org)... 213.171.204.166
>   ...
>   X-Powered-By: PHP/5.1.4
>
> so it not working isn't directly Erlang's fault. Maybe there's an argument
> along the lines of eating your own dogfood, which erlang.org seems to do:
>
>   >wget -S www.erlang.org
>   ...
>   Server: inets/5.7.1
>
> but, then again, Erlang doesn't have to be the right tool for
> everything---rewriting mediawiki would be quite a job. And then
> there's a whole separate discussion over whether a wiki is the right
> thing.

+0.5: I was also sad for the downtimes of trapexit and tidier, but maybe
these projects would like to get some more hands to help ?

At least we can be proud of:

Connecting to yaws.hyber.org (yaws.hyber.org)|213.180.77.67|:80... connected.
  HTTP/1.1 200 OK
  Server: Yaws 1.92

;)

-- 
Olivier



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