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Harshana Dias
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As you folks all aware below was twitters maintenance page message showed,

Twitter is currently down for <%= reason %>.

We expect to be back in <%= deadline %>. For more information, check out Twitter Status. Thanks for your patience!


can we expect something like above from a giant like twitter?

thoughts?
Maneesh Godbole
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Harshana Dias wrote:
can we expect something like above from a giant like twitter?

Twitter is not a giant...just 140 characters.


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Deepak Bala
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Maneesh Godbole wrote:
Harshana Dias wrote:
can we expect something like above from a giant like twitter?

Twitter is not a giant...just 140 characters.


unless you type 140 characters in over-sized fonts


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If you read The Daily WTF you'll see lots of things like that.

WARNING!!! If you follow that link you will waste the rest of your working day there!!!
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That's not a bug - it's intentional.


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Is Bear going to explain to them that they are using 10 year old technology?


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Paul Clapham
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I expect he already sent out a Twitter message saying that.
Harshana Dias
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Jk Robbins wrote:Is Bear going to explain to them that they are using 10 year old technology?


you mean the jsp technology. what is the substitute you suggest if so please
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this JspFaq entry


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