Commenting Back On

On Friday there will be some upgrading of the site so commenting will be off for a while, and possibly, comments will be stuck in moderation. That is all thank you very much.

The work on the upgrade is over. Apparently it did not go as planned so there will be a third attempt at upgrade at some time in the future.

This blog has dozens of individual blogs with thousands of posts on each. What a monster it must be to process that database.

I'll keep you posted.

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will be a third attempt at upgrade at some time in the future

By larsjaeger (not verified) on 05 Nov 2014 #permalink