posted on Aug, 6 2008 @ 08:40 AM
We've had several offers from various members to assist in re-establishing live chat functionality on ATS.
First, I can assure you the delay has nothing to do with available finances or hosting horsepower, and everything to do with my personal bandwidth as
there are a number of things occupying my time -- the most important of which is a top-to-bottom audit of the site code to locate performance
inefficiencies that are now becoming a problem as we have an increasingly higher ratio of members-to-visitors at any given moment.
to all our members and users. I have absolutely no fear that the members offering help would do anything to invade the privacy of our members using
chat, but the process may very well be a by-the-letter violation of our policy.
We've identified a provider of secure chat services, and will be making the transition to relaunch chat in the next few days.
Again, I appreciate the offers of help.