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This seems counterintuitive to the vertical nature of Stack Exchange itself, but I cannot manage to browse to
meta.stackexchange.com: I get redirected to
This is also despite the fact that these URLs resolve to separate IP addresses...
; <<>> DiG 9.7.3-P3 <<>> meta.stackexchange.com meta.stackexchange.com. 3421 IN A 126.96.36.199 ; <<>> DiG 9.7.3-P3 <<>> meta.stackoverflow.com meta.stackoverflow.com. 684 IN A 188.8.131.52
Am I being dumb somehow, or is this "the way it is"? If so, why?