Broken comments

Comments were unusually slow here for a while and now I know why. They’re broken: you get a “403 — access forbidden” message when you try to post them. Sorry — we’ve alerted Userland, we’ll cross our fingers and hope for a fix soon. And thanks to Real Live Preacher for raising the alarm! Postscript: […]

Down time downer

Obviously I’m disappointed that the Salon blogs server went down during the debate last night, just as many of you were posting and I was posting and we’d even linked to my blog prominently on the Salon home page for live coverage. I’d assumed it was a traffic overload problem but the Userland folks tell […]

Site performance

Salon bloggers and readers of Salon blogs should be seeing much improvement in the performance of our servers, particularly the rcs.salon.com server (which does comments and updates listings) that used to get bogged down a lot. Thanks to our partners at Userland for upgrading this service last week. I’m seeing much better results both for […]