Blackliszt has been unreachable since last week. Apparently Typepad was hit with a rather determined DDOS attack. Now a bunch of it is back up. Sort of. Blackliszt used to look like this:
And now it looks like this -- when you can get it:
In other words, it looks like crap. Even by my low standards.
But then, a few minutes ago it looked like this:
Suddenly, merely looking like crap seems pretty good. If it doesn't recover by tomorrow, I'll be changing hosting services. Meanwhile, I have a draft post about the challenges of building and deploying software, with enemies outside and in, and chaos generally having its way.