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Systemwide Gmail outage

GmailAbout 20 minutes ago I tried to send an email and got an error. So I logged out and logged back in only to find that gmail is down. I asked a co-worker if his was down and it was. I just now received an RSS feed update from TechCrunch that says this is a system wide outage. I personally have never had Gmail fail me until today. Lets hope it’s nothing serious, some of us rely on and trust Gmail so much that it’s basically all our eggs in one basket. I mean it is still in beta after all, but Google seems to be perpetually in beta, and a Google beta is usually many times more reliable than production software from other companies.

Update: All is well in Google land, Gmail is back, it seemed to be down for about 30 minutes for me.

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