Maintence, hopefully painless

Posted: 6/26/2007 7:21:36 AM
omhoge

From: New York, NY

Joined: 2/13/2005

To try and stop the site from hanging intermittently, over the summer we'll be making changes to the server side code to optimize the site and help shore up some old plumbing back there and clean out all the crap that's come in from spam-bots.

It should be transparent to everyone, hopefully. But if something snags, please be patient and keep checking back.
Posted: 7/1/2007 8:16:13 PM
Jason

From: Sammamish, Washington

Joined: 2/13/2005

Thanks for all your help with the site John! As folks can probably tell, I haven't had much time lately due to work. I'll be making another push on site work soon & am working through my backlog of over 1500 e-mails in the ThereminWorld.com account... so please bear with me. John is doing an excellent job of finding news material and patching up some of the buggier parts of the site for me while I get caught up. What a great community we have here!!
Posted: 7/3/2007 4:19:59 PM
Thomas Grillo

From: Jackson Mississippi

Joined: 8/13/2006

Wow! 1500 e-mails! Good luck to you on that!
Posted: 7/12/2007 7:23:25 PM
omhoge

From: New York, NY

Joined: 2/13/2005

Sorry everybody for this last crash,
it was a bit on the long side.
Hope most missed it
or are checking back later.
We're working on it.
Posted: 7/25/2007 11:06:51 AM
omhoge

From: New York, NY

Joined: 2/13/2005

You may (or not) notice a few minor changes, mainly in the news pages.
The site's stability and up time has gotten much better, but we are still addressing the recent outages.
Thank you all again for your loyalty and patience.
Posted: 8/15/2007 9:23:55 AM
omhoge

From: New York, NY

Joined: 2/13/2005

Besides continuing to fix the leaky plumbing,
we've managed to finally add the Getting Started side bar and the subset of pages which started back in 12/2006 prompted by TomFarrell's suggestions, thank you.
There's also an easier to find search box side bar on the home page to ease finding the many gems tucked away at ThereminWorld.

Work continues on infrastructure stability/performance and the new up to date version. Thanks gang for hanging in there.
Posted: 8/15/2007 12:30:01 PM
Hogosha

From: New York

Joined: 8/4/2007

Thanks John! I know how hard stuff like this can be. It is greatly appreciated.

Defectfully
Patrick
Posted: 8/18/2007 4:35:19 AM
GordonC

From: Croxley Green, Hertfordshire, UK

Joined: 10/5/2005

Here's another one for your to-do list...

Add "Personal Progress and Misc" to the RSS feed.

:-)

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