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The title of the page during the maintenance is not translated

During the maintenance the title of the site is "We are Offline". It's not translated, and there is no such string in traducir/transifex. Could you add this string into Transifex?
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How this big non-profit community (Stack Overflow) is maintained without any significant donors? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is Stack Overflow’s business model? I am wondering without significant donors and no advertisement policy on any of the Stack Overflow or it's siblings how this big ...
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Would it be a good idea to have a read only version of StackOverflow during upgrades

SO is down for maintenance at the moment, which is fine, but all my Google searches for my problems are point to SO which is irritating. By becoming the one stop shop for answers, you have created a ...
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How often is it that “Meta means murder”?

Is the "routine maintenance" periodical (or on some sort of schedule)? If so, how often is it? What is the MSO maintenance timetable?
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Please provide a copy of my post if it can't be submitted due to an error

I typed a nice question on programmers.stackexchange today. I pushed submit only to be greeted by the generic "something went wrong" page. I figure this is to do with Stack Overflow's maintenance ...
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Missing Questions after Site Update?

It seems some questions that were posted shortly before it went down are now gone. Will they ever come back or was the site restored from an earlier backup? Here is an example: Missing Question It ...
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Incorrect grammar in maintenance mode message [closed]

This message appears when Stack Overflow is in maintenance mode: This site is currently in read only mode, we'll return with full functionality soon. This message has a comma splice, meaning that ...
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Can we have “network wide” maintenance message?

Can we have a "network wide" maintenance message for Stack Exchange family sites (and sub sites like facebook.stackoverflow.com) to avoid cases like this and this. It'll be also great if such a ...
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Add a link to the logo on the maintenance page

The logo on the maintenance page (the one with the nice Meta Means Murder) does not link against the site, I think it should do that so that we can use it as a cheap Refresh alternative (to try if it ...
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Chat unavailable for Verizon network on east coast of USA [closed]

The Verizon techs have the link to this post, so please add any information you can here. all additional info is helpful at this point Chat seems to be down (requests time out). Kyle, you broke ...
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Stackoverflow ate my answer

Um. That was really nasty. I just wrote an answer for a question on Stack Overflow, complete with JavaScript code. When I submitted it, I received a "down for maintenance" screen. When I hit the back ...
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Intermittent “Stack Overflow is down for maintenance” errors

I've been getting these for at least the past week. Sometimes it will only happen once per day, sometimes a 4 or 5 times per day. It seems fairly random, mostly happening when I click a link to a ...
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Incorrect banner during maintenance

Either the banner for the maintenance page is hardcoded for the webapps site instead of varying by the site visited, or the photography site is misconfigured. (The maintenance just now was too short ...
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Stack Overflow logo on maintenance page has the wrong aspect ratio

Here's the issue: The <img> in question has a height property of 70, when the actual image's height is 61. Note: This is a duplicate of this question which is marked status-complete. However, ...
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Logo displayed when site is down should match the flair size

I visited my website just now, and was greeted with the following StackOverflow logo display on my flair because StackOverflow was down for maintenance: (source: zachjohnson.net) As you can see, ...
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Change timezone for maintenance messages to UTC

In response to Timezone for maintenance messages, the team now shows timezone of PST for maintenance messages. Since that is tagged as status-complete, I'm starting another request to show these ...
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Stack Overflow logo on maintenance page has the wrong aspect ratio

The Stack Overflow logo on the maintenance page is squashed!— EDIT: This issue was raised again on July 12, 2010.
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Use an HTML Validator on SO

I would like to suggest checking the markup of SO to uncover bugs. No, not for accessibility or philosophical reasons, and definitely not for the sake of validation itself. And forget the goal of ...
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Purging Answers

What is the position on purging old answers that receive little or negative response. What benefit does it serve to keep answers that are downvoted numerous times (resulting in negative scores), or ...
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Maintenance Notices

Add a "site maintenance" category to blog.stackoverflow.com, and post a quick note to it prior to doing updates. It wouldn't have to be anything more than "site down for 1hr while we upgrade the OS ...
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Is there any point forcing a post to Community Wiki after 6 owner edits?

Personally I think not. If the concern is spurious bumping then simply stop bumping the post after some arbitrary edit. This site might be part-Wiki, part-Q&A but I think its clear that people ...