[Taxacom] eol down

Jim Croft jim.croft at gmail.com
Wed Feb 27 19:11:28 CST 2008


mentioned on shlashdot.org - server apparently could not handle the
subsequent shashdot attack...

sometimes publicity can be too successful...:)

jim

On Thu, Feb 28, 2008 at 9:43 AM, Donat Agosti <agosti at amnh.org> wrote:
> What is happening to EOL? The site was up for few hours and then shut down
>  because it had too many hits. According to Jesse Ausubel 11.5M hits in the
>  first 5 hours (Spiegel online).
>
>  How can something like that happen to a project with so much backing from
>  the industry through TED?
>
>  Donat
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