[Linux-aus] Grant application

flame flame at fraq.net
Wed May 31 12:16:02 UTC 2006

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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