Gerhard Niklasch on Thu, 7 May 1998 19:07:57 +0200

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[ML-ANNC] Services going down for an hour (fwd)

Sorry to make so much noise, but this might affect some of you
who will be keen to look at my 2.0.8 webpage about-to-be-made
during the next few hours:

Forwarded message:
> From  Thu May  7 18:53:57 1998
> Date: 	Thu, 7 May 1998 18:49:25 +0200
> From: Aveek Datta <>
> To:,
> Subject: [ML-ANNC] Services going down for an hour
> As we switch to a new server we will be taking all services down starting at
> 3pm. We expect the outage to last till about 4pm. We will post an update at
> around 4pm at

Among other things, this will affect the automatic redirection

(You can always use the long form, but the short form will get you
a `server down' timeout while their reconstruction is in progress.)

FTP is unaffected  (and there's no short form for the FTP address,

I don't know what timezone the Monolith server is in -- 3pm might be
just about anything between 9pm central European summer time and