The list had moved, with different moderators, to Inquiry.com, but it died there long ago.
As of April 9, 2015 obscure.org has a 75Mbps fiber connection to the Internet, and has vastly more computing power and bandwidth to spare. It is time to reincarnate the list!
Once upon a time there was a lament on this page: sic transit gloria mundi. Now nihil novi sub sole seems more appropriate!
See the list archives for messages posted in 2015 or after.
The combination of the rise of the AJAX programming model and the steady advocacy of technologists including Crockford and John Resig turned the tide in favor of using the language in a broader array of projects.
As Wikipedia states: