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I've just received a very generic/plain 404 error page from attempting to navigate to http://meta.stackoverflow.com/users/135854?tab=activity#tab-top (via: Stack Overflow as an OpenID provider?) as per the screenshot:

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Is this another artifact of the "new caching tech" mentioned as the answer to my previous question?

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Cannot Reproduce. xkcd.com/583 – Tyler Carter Sep 3 '10 at 22:41
@Chacha, as per my previous question, this is/was intermittent. Whilst amusing, a link to xkcd is entirely unhelpful. – Rob Sep 3 '10 at 23:19
but it is (im)pertinent. – Peter Ajtai Sep 4 '10 at 0:06

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This just means you caught us in the middle of deploying a new revision of the website -- nothing to be concerned about.

(And meta is not load balanced..)

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How do you deploy updates? I asked a question about this sometime ago but haven't gotten an answer yet: meta.stackexchange.com/questions/60963/… - thanks so much! – Maxim Zaslavsky Sep 4 '10 at 2:05

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