I thought that was from yesterday..
Would help if they had dates when displaying those notices.
On Sep. 5, 2010
from 8:00 to 10:00 (PDT), we will be performing emergency maintenance on all Worlds. During this maintenance period, FINAL FANTASY XIV will be unavailable.
* The Beta Test Site will continue to be available during maintenance.
Please click here for more details.
Looks like the date is there to me.... and the in game system message also had Sep. 5, 2010 in it...