Whenever I drag/drop or copy/paste an iPython notebook .ipynb file into gist.github.com I get a “Sorry, something went wrong. Reload?” message. This has been working fine for me in the past up until last week but just started failing today.
The problem is now fixed.
I still have the same problem , how did you solve it ?
To anyone who works for github:
I have been grappling with the
Sorry, something went wrong. [Reload?] issue for months. I have many notebooks in many repositories. (One such example is here).
Whenever the notebooks fail with
Sorry, something went wrong. [Reload?] , the same notebook will be fine some time later , where “ some time later ” can be anywhere from several minutes to several hours (up to maybe a day). However that doesn’t mean that it won’t start failing again several hours after that.
I am convinced github.com is using a service (hosted somewhere) to render notebooks, and that sometimes this service either gets into a bad state, or crashes; when that happens notebooks won’t render until the service is bounced (or somehow has its “good” state restored).
I would be happy to volunteer my time to help investigate the issue, if it is otherwise not a priority for github.com to allocate the resources. Please let me know if there is anything I can do to help.
This can be very inconvenient, even embarrassing, to say the least, when I am trying to provide support to users of my public repositories and they tell me that the notebooks to which I direct them are not rendering.