Openai's gym website redirects to the GitHub repository. Why did the openai's gym website close?

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    $\begingroup$ What was the answer you got on why it was shut down? $\endgroup$ Sep 14, 2017 at 19:41
  • $\begingroup$ Doesn't look like it's shut down yet, for example, the environments are accessible here: gym.openai.com/envs Documentation and forum also work fine. But the main page gets redirected, as a result one can't sign in. It really seems like a deployment bug $\endgroup$
    – Maxim
    Sep 17, 2017 at 8:03

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According to Open AI's Greg Brockman, the Gym website never had a big impact and so was never maintained. This is the reason he gives for shutting down the website.

A read only export of the site was archived at https://gym.openai.com/read-only.html and if you attempt to access the old website through the url https://gym.openai.com you will be redirected to the Open AI gym github repository.

For a while a static copy of the Open AI leader-board was maintained on the below url https://scoreboard-site-1764008611.us-west-2.elb.amazonaws.com/ . However as of present the static site is also unreachable.

The Canadian AI startup montreal.ai had offered to maintain the gym website. However this offer was not taken up by open ai.

This issue was discussed in depth on the following threads



  • $\begingroup$ The websites up $\endgroup$
    – Tobi
    Feb 2, 2020 at 21:50

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