Stuff we've discussed on IRC.
Posted by azz at 2004-07-16 13:58
Rest in peace, UK Mirror Service.
There'll be a proper announcement going out shortly, but the gist is that we've lost the domain and the department won't fund the staff, so UKMS is dead from 1st August.
The announcement that Eduserv have given us to send out claims they're breaking all existing UKMS URLs, too. I hope they're not actually that incompetent.
Anyway, now would be a good time to find a new mirror to use, if you rely on mirror.ac.uk at the moment.
About the only upside is that Claire managed to persuade Eduserv to call it the National Mirror Service rather than the UK Mirror Service.
Its .ac.uk and it specifically excludes academic related content!
And generally 'Arghghgh'
Yes, that was pretty much our reaction.
Oh, and that page was created in Frontpage.
Posted by David at 2004-07-16 10:21