Haiku mentioned on XKCD; website stressed

Blog post by mmu_man on Fri, 2010-10-15 19:43

This morning I was welcome by a nice XKCD cartoon mentioning Haiku (as an experimental OS). Several of us started twitting (rather, identi.ca-ing) about it, proud as we were. Then when getting back tonight we noticed the website was unreachable. It really seems like it brought us quite a lot of unwaranted advertising! It’s quite visible on the server stats:

Here is a screengrab of the twitter search for “haiku xkcd”:

The server load really synchronizes well with the twitter search…

Or it might be due to our GSoC wrap-up report mentioned on Google blog :-)