Can you set up this tool for a remote website? Does the website have to be on the same machine as the browser? Thanks, Ryan Finley President - SurveyMonkey.com (http://www.surveymonkey.com/) -----Original Message----- From: Philippe Jadin [mailto:philippe.jadin at 123piano.com] Sent: Friday, March 30, 2001 2:57 PM To: thelist at lists.evolt.org Subject: Re: [thelist] Slowing Down a Connection > The Web Optimizer at www.xat.com that Philippe notes seems close to the > mark, but then I have to pay $99 plus set up and maintain another web > server. Anyone have experience with this? Is it worth it? Xat web server is exactly what you need if you want to test your pages at various speed. "Maintaining" it is just a matter of clicking an icon, choosing a root directory and a port. Then you can surf at the speed you want. Is it worth it? I have no idea, I just tried it and found it giving me the *exact* end user experience. No other method could do it other than using a slow modem. As I still am on dialup, this tool is quite useless for now ;-). The question of server response overhead is, imho, not important. Any decent app. server with all the db stuff, etc, won't take more than 10-20 msec to build an entire page, so this doesn't matter. Philippe --------------------------------------- For unsubscribe and other options, including the Tip Harvester and archive of TheList go to: http://lists.evolt.org Workers of the Web, evolt !