Codeweavers promotion crashes site

I wrote yesterday about the promotion from St. Paul-based Codeweavers to give away their software free today. It allows Linux and Mac users to run Windows on their machines. The promotion got away from the firm, though, and the server crashed at one point:


A revised home page replaced the Web site at mid-afternoon, however, and the company was back in the free-software business. By late afternoon, according to the CEO Jeremy White, about a half million users had flooded the company’s site.

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