[master] 3b7c14b1b A typo and an update.
phk at FreeBSD.org
Wed Jun 9 13:48:06 UTC 2021
Author: Poul-Henning Kamp <phk at FreeBSD.org>
Date: Wed Jun 9 13:46:42 2021 +0000
A typo and an update.
diff --git a/doc/sphinx/phk/503aroundtheworld.rst b/doc/sphinx/phk/503aroundtheworld.rst
index 786e52711..1ee9a9ebb 100644
@@ -9,7 +9,7 @@
The 503's heard around the world
-Yesterday, may 8th 2021, for about an hour, the world saw things like:
+Yesterday, june 8th 2021, for about an hour, the world saw things like:
.. image:: fastly_503.png
@@ -97,6 +97,17 @@ And dDoS'ed the Varnish Cache project server.
In fact, they effectively dDoS'ed Norway.
+(Update: I'm now being told by people from Norway that this did not
+dDoS that much. As I live in Denmark I obviously only have this
+saga on second hand. (The only effect I experienced myself was that
+the Trac server was unreachable). Somebody has exagerated the
+story along the way.
+However, this did prompt me to track down the precise timing:
+Varnish release 2.1.2, May 2010 has th elink, release 2.1.3 from
+July same year does not.)
And that, my friends, is why the error message of last resort in
Varnish Cache does not even contain a link any more.
@@ -104,3 +115,4 @@ Varnish Cache does not even contain a link any more.
PS: The title of this post is of course an homage to
`John R. Garman's famous article <https://www5.in.tum.de/~huckle/space_.pdf>`_.
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