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All the Perl that's Practical to Extract and Report

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  • People wondering why there's a late entry today may want to look at this taken from Demon's Status Page [demon.net]. It's nice the way that no ISPs provide permalinks for their service outages, isn't it?

    Dec 16, 09:30
    The problems with connectivity via BT Central lon1-aj1a.demonadsl.co.uk have now been resolved. Dec 16, 07:18 sharif Currently ADSL customers using BT Central lon1-aJ1a.demonadsl.co.uk may be experiencing problems with connectivity. Engineers are investigating.

    Dec 16, 07:16
    The previously announced planned maintenance is now complete.

    Dec 16, 02:30
    The previously announced urgent maintenance in our Park Royal Operations Centre is now complete.

    Dec 16, 00:01
    The previously announced urgent maintenance in our Park Royal Operations Centre has now begun. ADSL, Email, Webmail and Homepages services will be unavailable during this time. In addition, the previously announced planned maintenance has now begun. During these periods, customers can expect interruptions of service, lasting approximatly 2 minutes.

    Dec 15, 23:30 We will be carrying out planned maintenance between 00:01 and 06:00 Tuesday morning, which will briefly affect many of our services and customers. During these periods, customers can expect interuptions of service, lasting approximately 2 minutes. Please visit http://www.demon.net/helpdesk/announce for more information.

    Dec 15, 15:30
    We will be performing urgent maintenance in our Park Royal Operations Centre between 00:01 and 03:00 Tuesday morning. ADSL, Email, Webmail and Homepages services will be unavailable during this time.

    Attention everyone getting ADSL UK service: Demon have terrible reliablilty, which sadly isn't their worse factor; Their customer service sucks even more.

    Demon, you SUCK.

    • Ah - I wondered where it got to!
      In relation to Math::BigInt - there is another way of tackling the issue of large numbers by using Inline::BC (a shameless plug) - basically the bc interpreter sucked into Perl.
      Cheers.