Saturday, May 14, 2011

what is going on, blogger??

ok, this time the lack of posts isn't our fault! this morning, or rather friday morning, we wanted to post. but as we went to, this popped up:

we refreshed several times, then this came out:

ano ba talaga, blogger?? kahit ano pa sabihin mo, palpak ka pa rin! then tonight we read this:

Google promises Blogger outage will be over 'soon'

Google's Blogger team says the service will be back to normal soon, after an outage that has so far lasted for almost two days.

The outage appears to have followed a maintenance release that was scheduled for Wednesday at 10pm, Pacific Daylight Time (PDT). To fix the problem, the team had to temporarily take down all new posts and comments made on the popular blogging platform since early on Wednesday, the team wrote on the Blogger status page on Friday.

At 6:07am PDT on Friday, the team provided this update: "We've started restoring the posts that were temporarily removed and expect Blogger to be back to normal soon."

"We are very sorry that users are unable to publish to Blogger right now," the Blogger team wrote in a separate post on the service's Help forum. "We have rolled back the maintenance release from last night and as a result, posts and comments from all users made after 7:37 am PDT on May 11, 2011 have been removed.

"Again, we apologize that this happened and our engineers are working hard to return Blogger to normal and restore your posts and comments. We will post a report once this work is complete."

The downtime has caused outrage among many people who use Blogger to host their output, such as NoSoftwarePatents campaign founder Florian Mueller, who took a swipe at Sergey Brin's recent criticism of Microsoft.

"Google's Brin says Windows tortures users," Mueller tweeted on Friday. "I'm actually being tortured by Google's Blogger service: massive outage also affects my last post." (from

no wonder our one and only post this week about make your own havaianas is gone! hopefully, temporarily! and all we wanted to post this morning was this! please buy manila bulletin today (may 13) for your free copy of style weekend! on the cover: supermodels of the world finalists and winner! from left: charo ronquillo (in veejay floresca), danica magpantay (in jeffrey rogrador. her second SW cover!), and charlene almarvez (in arnel zulieta). photographed by dominique james in front of the museum of modern art in new york city. the girls are back in manila for philippine fashion week and the supermodel-philippines finals tomorrow.

also in this issue: all about the latest beauty craze BB cream, loralee baron-soong's mon-sun style, an exclusive with nigel barker and miss J, comfort food at the frazzled cook and café juanita, and the fairytale beauty of edinburgh, scotland.

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