July 25th, 2007

sad-mac

the sixapart bastard child

Looks like Livejournal is finally back after the big power outage. (What went wrong, anyway? Where was the redundant power?) However, let's have a look at http://status.sixapart.com, in order from first to last ...

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As of the time of this post, it's still not completely back, according to the status page. Why is LJ at the bottom of the heap? I feel like a third-rate customer at this point. Oh wait, I am third. It's not that the power outage significantly affected my use of LJ, since I happened to be at work for the whole time it was out, but that just happens to be a function of the time zone in which I live. Surely Six Apart doesn't really think of Livejournal as the free ad-infested giveaway public blog offering. Or maybe they do, and that's why we have useless cruft like virtual gifts instead of actual useful features.

Okay, I'm done kvetching.

Update: Looks like I wasn't the only one that noticed.