Also, I found this gem on a comment page regarding Julian Assange seeking asylum in the Ecuadorian embassy:
I really don't think that the Metropolitan Police is going to put officers outside the Ecuador Assembly 24/7 just in case Julian Assange leaves. It just doesn't sound like a good use of the officers' time. - https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=4134362
That was 1095 days ago.