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I don’t want to panic anybody, but yesterday was the 14th anniversary of Philippe standing on it and today the site appears to have gone the way of a dude in the bead shop. The archive appears to believe it is in the early days of Unix.

The timing of these two events — anniversary and complete archive loss — hints that this is perhaps a piece of performance art, a hearty jape from Chris Onstad to all of us? Ha, ha, sure got us, Chris Onstad! And I would never suggest for a moment that you are obligated to maintain something you’ve (perhaps) moved on from at your own expense, so if you need some cash money to pay for hosting, I’m willing to kick in to preserve this important cultural legacy for future generations.

Citizens are urged to remain calm until the situation become more clear. In the meantime, I’ll be over at the Wayback Machine.

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