23 May 2005
Whenever Bloglines is down for maintenance, the plumber makes an appearance:
It’s a nice touch, but look again — can he really be trusted? Plumbers don’t have a great reputation at the best of times, and that dismissive/bemused shrug seems to indicate he hasn’t got a clue what’s wrong. I reckon he’s about to spout some nonsense about feeds backing up and flooding the database due to a bit of dodgy parsing someone else put in, before disappearing to order a load of components and work on another job.