The update is not expected to take a full 6 hours. If checks are completed early, the site will return sooner.
Thank you for your patience. As you wait for Distributed Proofreaders to become available again, please feel free to browse through the excellent articles in this Blog.
We’ll keep this blog post updated with progress during the outage. You can also find us in the pgdp Jabber conference room (firstname.lastname@example.org) and on Facebook.
7:05 pm – Work has started and the site is in Maintenance Mode.
8:00 pm – Forum database migration (first phase) continues as expected.
9:00 pm – The second phase of the forum database migration is in progress.
10:00 pm – Update still in progress.
11:00 pm – Still continuing.
12:30 pm – Site is back up and operational; thank you for your patience!