[thelist] Virtual PC

kevin raleigh krr at ix.netcom.com
Fri Aug 18 15:25:36 CDT 2000

Can you give me the name of the article you wrote for setting up a good
testing suite.
Just started building sites, but I would like to make testing as
comprehensive as possible so that as my skills develop this will also become
part of the overall job.

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From: "martin burns" <martin at members.evolt.org>
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Sent: Friday, August 18, 2000 8:23 AM
Subject: Re: [thelist] Virtual PC

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> At 15:44 18/08/00, Zoe.Oughton at chi.nhs.uk wrote:
> >Martin Burns wrote:
> > > Actually, I started off the same way, but have come around to using
> >just as much - as you're not doing colour critical stuff, most of the
> >software
> >is the same (the Adobe & Macromedia suites in particular), and there are
> >bunch more coding tools for PC (Visual Studio, CF Studio etc)
> >
> >Oh don't tell me that!! I love the Mac.
> Me too - but I'm not sure that Virtual PC on a Mac is going to be a nice
> experience ;-)
> My preference (if it were me) would be to have one of the following:
> 1) Fast Sony Vaio for development & office comms plus iMac for testing
> 2) dumbish Win laptop/docking station (eg Stinkpad) for office
>     plus top notch G4 for development.
> >Besides everything has to be
> >checked on a Mac as well as a PC surely.  So one way or another I have to
> >have access to a Mac don't I.  As I already have access to a PC (at
> >and at home on my sons PC) I thought it best to get a top spec Mac with
> >virtual PC.  That way I have the best of both worlds!
> You'll certainly need a Mac about for testing if you're putting together
> public sites. You'll also need a Linux box in your model office - there's
> an article I wrote on the site detailing a rounded testing suite.
> Cheers
> Martin
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