"Ah yes, this explains that odd extra log message I figured I'd look at after the bug... five hours ago."
tx JKirchartz on twitter for pointing this out
Everything in this story is incredible, but this section is especially notable as a sign that a journalist is doing some of the finest work possible in the face of complete institutional failure. https://www.ft.com/content/745e34a1-0ca7-432c-b062-950c20e41f03
One time I helped a group of devs at a trade school solve a design issue and one said to the other, "See, that's why I wanted to invite Peter, because he's been programming longer than you've been alive." These surprise milestones knock me on my ass.
This evening at 6 US/Central (9 hours from this tweet) I'll stream Lobsters dev. PR/issue review and cleanup work from this weekend. https://twitch.tv/pushcx
Here's a sneak peek of some feature/UI changes I'll be rolling out with the downtime.
Looks like the migration is going to take ~125 minutes and we're going to have the maintenance page up because I don't to break the migration up into multiple deploys. I'll run it early tomorrow morning (US/Central).
Tonight I merged 6 PRs, left feedback on some more, fixed a small bug, fixed the traffic icon by breaking it in the opposite direction... and then rotated the db password when the rails repl threw it up on stream (mariadb only listens to a local socket, but still, argh).
Going live in about a minute, see you there.
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