[wp-hackers] Mail list archives gone?

Roy Schestowitz r at schestowitz.com
Mon Aug 7 02:34:21 GMT 2006

___/ On Mon 07 Aug 2006 02:32:51 BST, [ spencerp ] wrote : \___

> http://img374.imageshack.us/img374/1235/hackershs2.gif
>> Clear your cache.

It  was definitely out-of-sync yesterday. Somehow it catched
up, with or without intervention (I can't think of an option
that  enables  this  [1]). FWIW, I noticed  that  very  same
behaviour   some  time  on  the  past   (consistent   across
Automattic  mailing lists). Symptoms: the archives lose that
regular  pace;  there  is lag on the mailing lists;  and  on
several  occasions there are downtimes too (last one  around


> Ok Tony, I'll try  that again..see what happens. But, When I took 
> those two screenshots there, I had already done a CTRL + F5 hard 
> clear of the cache... =/  [Crosses fingers]..

Unless  you  run  some special plug-in  or  extension  (e.g.
FasterFox),  it's  hard to believe that HTTP headers from  a
/live/ archive will not expire cache immediately. Now that I
check   this  for  versification,  I  notice  an  amusing  X

,----[ Headers ]
| GET /mailman/listinfo/wp-hackers HTTP/1.1
| Host: lists.automattic.com
| User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.7.8)
| 	Gecko/20050511 Firefox/1.0.4
| Accept: text/xml,application/xml,application/xhtml+xml,text/html;q=0.9,
| 	text/plain;q=0.8,image/png,*/*;q=0.5
| Accept-Language: en-us,en;q=0.5
| Accept-Encoding: gzip,deflate
| Accept-Charset: ISO-8859-1,utf-8;q=0.7,*;q=0.7
| Keep-Alive: 300
| Connection: keep-alive
| HTTP/1.x 200 OK
| Date: Mon, 07 Aug 2006 02:29:18 GMT
| Server: Apache
| Vary: Accept-Encoding
| Content-Encoding: gzip
| X-Powered-By: The blood, sweat and tears of the fine, fine TextDrive staff
| Served-By: TextDrive's Textpache
| Content-Length: 2133
| Keep-Alive: timeout=5, max=80
| Connection: Keep-Alive
| Content-Type: text/html; charset=us-ascii

Best wishes,


Roy S. Schestowitz, Ph.D. Candidate in Medical Biophysics
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