kaberett: A sleeping koalasheep (Avatar: the Last Airbender), with the dreamwidth logo above. (dreamkoalasheep)
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Only one this time, but the fix is already live because oh my.

Issue 1851: add alert for email output dropping too far
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Patch by: [github.com profile] alierak
Description: Yeah. Yeah. You know that bit where the entire site just... stopped sending e-mails for several days? And this meant nobody got any notifications about comments or support requests about the lack of notifications? And I, for one, saw a few people mention it but was up to my eyeballs in lab and therefore assumed Google had just greylisted Dreamwidth again so didn't actually sound any klaxons? YEAH. It turns out that it's possible, with how notifications get sent, that the connection can... drop... and... no... alerts... went off? So it's now the case that an alarm will start Very Noticeably Blaring if the site doesn't actually succeed in sending any e-mail for longer than 15 minutes. This might get refined, but at least the site won't faceplant into this particular failure mode for quite this long again.

1 total issue resolved
Contributors: [github.com profile] alierak

Volunteer social thread #59

24 August 2016 01:57
pauamma: Cartooney crab holding drink (Default)
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I apologize for skipping a month. (Why didn't anyone remind me?)

What have you all been up to?

Question thread #44

24 August 2016 01:54
pauamma: Cartooney crab holding drink (Default)
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It's time for another question thread!

The rules:

- You may ask any dev-related question you have in a comment. (It doesn't even need to be about Dreamwidth, although if it involves a language/library/framework/database Dreamwidth doesn't use, you will probably get answers pointing that out and suggesting a better place to ask.)
- You may also answer any question, using the guidelines given in To Answer, Or Not To Answer and in this comment thread.

This is a test post

22 August 2016 17:48
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... for bug-characterisation purposes. Sorry, folk. <3

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