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Big refactor coming up

CALS launched in the summer of 2008. That means there is now soon 9 years of crufty code that is in need of a cleanup! Especially the user/profile system has been a nuisance; it was the only way possible back then, but now there are better ways.

In order to simplify the process, the relay museum, which was hosted in the same database as CALS, has been moved into its own database. That means that the automated process that awards badges for relays won't be running for a while. It also means the relay museum is working independently from CALS and won't be affected at all.

Once the user/profile system is modernized, there are big plans coming up: for instance using your CALS user to log in elsewhere the same way you can use a twitter user today! That's what the relay museum will be doing, going forward.

Pinned: 2017-04-22 10:21

Some downtime today

CALS had to be turned off for a few hours today, approx. between 13:30 CET and 15:15 CET, because the cooling to the server room failed.

Currently, it is back up thanks to a temporary solution of sucking cold air from an open window (it's freezing outside) into the server room with what looks like a machine to fill a bouncy castle. Noisy, lovely stuff.

The spare parts are expected to be here this evening and will be installed by the end of tomorrow at the latest.

Pinned: 2017-03-23 14:24

2018-03-18 13:23 New language: Audhrinn

scytheria-2018-03-18-131406738 added Audhrinn to CALS.

2018-03-18 13:14 scytheria-2018-03-18-131406738 just joined

scytheria-2018-03-18-131406738, who joined on March 18, 2018, 1:14 p.m., is now Doing Stuff!

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