Round trip to Wheelock / Sandbach over a 4 day weekend. Canalplan seems to be the only guide we had access to that knows about the winding hole above Wheelock bottom lock. ... See MoreSee Less
So apart from a couple of minor problems it all seems to be looking good with the major upgrade to the gazetteer. ... See MoreSee Less
I've just pushed the gazetteer reworking live. I'm hoping this is the last such big release for a while so I can do more quick fixes: there's still quite a backlog of small bugs and improvements people want (software is never finished!). ... See MoreSee Less
There might be a slight disruption of access to Canalplan round midnight tonight ... See MoreSee Less
I have just tried to get TV bearings from the link on your Places page but I think the links may be broken. ... See MoreSee Less
I've been doing a lot of work to rationalise the gazetteer - to integrate places, waterways, features and boats into search better, and to make more use of an "explorer" that lets you walk around the system to find a place.
Please play with it on the beta site - link below - and let me know what you think. I hope to make it live in a few days, depending on what bugs I find.
beta.canalplan.org.uk ... See MoreSee Less
So someone using venus.co.uk ("London's Independent Fibre Network") [184.108.40.206] either accidentally (or possibly deliberately) did a DOS on us at lunch time. They made 1092 POST calls to the server in 1 minute and 12 seconds.
Still I guess we now know just how much load you can throw at the server before it sits down and has a sulk ... See MoreSee Less
We had an unexpected power supply problem this morning... however we're now back up and running ... See MoreSee Less
Network problems investigated... problems found... so we're making some progress. ... See MoreSee Less