Gmail Goes Down, the Four Horsemen Sighted, the END IS NIGH ...

Ok so maybe not, but by the reaction from the masses crying because Gmail has had a little outage, you would think the world was ending …

google’s official reply is that an update to their backup software has been causing interruption to service: http://gmailblog.blogspot.com/2009/02/update-on-todays-gmail-outage.html

So all we can do is ride it out, and has others have said Google’s uptime is still going to be better than most other mail solutions, AND they are offering a 15day credit to anyone paying for the premium service … AND this IS a BETA …

So fair play to google, and I hope they sort the issues soon.

As for the whiners crying over downtime in their free beta server (And I mean those not paying for if but demanding compensation for loss of their free service … I mean WTF???) to paraphrase Yahtzee, The only help they need is the help that requires taking them behind the garden shed and tearfully putting both barrels through their oblivious little faces …

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