Google Base Was Sort of Live

Google is aparently “beta-ing” a new service called Google Base which is positioned as an alternative to eBay :

Several people report Google Base (as predicted yesterday) went live, or at least, its login-screen. I can’t reach it at the moment as it seems Google took it down again, but Dirson posted a screenshot to Flickr. So what is it? Quoting from Dirson’s screenshot of the login screen:
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[Via Google Blogoscoped]