Someone in the JCP forgot to maintain their server

Following claims that I’m an idiot, which I still believe is unfounded I decided to go and do a bit more research around Java, in particular the Java Community Process (JCP).  Having read a bit about the announcement that Sun is open-sourcing their implementataion (welcome the OpenJDK) I clicked through to the JCP information.  Well I clicked the link, what I got was:

Network Error (tcp_error)
A communication error occurred: “Operation timed out”
The Web Server may be down, too busy, or experiencing other problems preventing it from responding to requests. You may wish to try again at a later time.

For assistance, contact your network support team

Try again…. oh, this time the same address works but there is the following message at the top of the screen:

Attention: site maintenance is currently experiencing some technical issues. Please be patient while we troubleshoot them.

Clearly this should be taken as no reflection of the fact that this is a community process?



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