I got an e-mail:
We wanted to let you know about two upcoming releases. The first is a platform release scheduled for Saturday night (5/17/08) from 9:00-10:30pm Pacific
. During this window, Ning.com and all networks will be offline. This is a planned downtime release that will include changes to the design of the Ning.com home page that you can read more about here: http://networkcreators.ning.com/preview
The second is a network release scheduled for Monday night (5/19/08) from 9:00-9:15pm Pacific
. During this window, Ning.com and all networks will be offline. This release will include new safety features for your network, including a birthday field on your signup screen. As usual, we will do our best to ensure your branded downtime pages appear during the release windows.
If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us through the Ning Help Center: http://help.ning.com