from the at-least-no-one-died-...-yet dept.
Colin Smith writes "TradElect, the Microsoft .Net based trading platform for the London Stock Exchange, was offline for about seven hours, meaning that their 5-nines SLAs are shot for approximately the next 100 years. The TradElect system was launched back in June of 2007 and was designed for increased speed and system capacity."
Top Ten Things Overheard At The ANSI C Draft Committee Meetings:
(8) I'm on the committee and I *still* don't know what the hell
#pragma is for.