Asking the Stupid Questions Since 1971
Michael Radwin and Jeremy Zawodny (both of Yahoo!) discuss the possibility of blogs.yahoo.com. I don't think we need a new hostname — just provide the members with the tools they need to write and publish to their existing personal web pages space. Tools which should be in the toolbox you get when you sign up for service.
decided to get uppity and use all of the disk space devoted to member files. The system in question was part of a migration during one of our previous acquisitions, and is not exactly well-integrated with the rest of the customer management systems. In other words, there was no routine to delete the directories and files of defunct member accounts. Complicating the problem was Network Appliance's snapshot technology, which kept the files on disk until I deleted the snapshots that referred to them. The NetApp snapshot is basically a collection of hard links. [note: insert description of UNIX file handling here.]
latest wonder, which also introduced me to the ins tag.