[Linux-aus] Grant application
andyfitz at gmail.com
Wed May 31 12:53:02 UTC 2006
Has anyone considered browsershots.org for cross testing browser compatability ?
We've never owned/needed a mac because I always test with khtml ( for
a rough idea ) and browsershots.org for a certain look at what safari
just my 2c
On 5/31/06, flame <flame at fraq.net> wrote:
> Hi Pia,
> On Wed, 31 May 2006 13:27:20 +1000
> Pia Waugh <greebo at pipka.org> wrote:
> > Have you considered hosting it on the Linux Australia mirror or main server?
> > The mirror in particular has excellent bandwidth and it would obviously save
> > paying for hosting.
> Ok, how do I go about organising this? I'm ready to start uploading the site as soon as possible.
> > > $1300 Mac mini To test cross-browser compatibility. As this project
> > > relies heavily on the functionality of the host web browser it is
> > > important to run full testing on a wide range of web browser platforms. We
> > > currently have both Linux and Windows machines for inhouse testing. In the
> > > past we have been offered external testing on Mac platform browsers,
> > > however this has proven to be ineffectual and we require a Mac for proper
> > > inhouse testing and debugging. With this hardware we will be able to
> > > perform continued testing on all available Mac platform web browsers and
> > > where possible ensure that APhPLIX Development Studio will operate
> > > correctly under them.
> > I can understand wanting to test on a Mac. Have you considered a second hand
> > Mac for this purpose? Is there any reasons why you need a Mac mini
> > specifically? I'm sure someone on the list would know some places to find
> > well priced Mac hardware :)
> It needs to be a current generation Mac (see my reply to James Purser) and Mac minis are the cheapest new Macs available.
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