The page shown when the site is being updated is rather confusing - it's very StackOverflow centric.

While I don't expect it to be customised for each and every site currently in the beta phase, it should probably be more StackExchange/Area51 based?

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We now show the shared SE offline page.


What a chance to invent our own HTTP status code! 999 - Stack Exchange Is Morphing :) I mean yes, it should be a 200/OK but the image would be appropriate for all SE sites.

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