[Phpwm] browserpool

Phil Beynon phil at infolinkelectronics.co.uk
Sat Mar 31 01:39:09 BST 2007

> On 30/03/07, Phil Beynon <phil at infolinkelectronics.co.uk> wrote:
> > This looks like it could be extremely useful if it really does
> what it says
> > on the can;
> Seems to be a solution in search of a problem.
> Only two of the 15 browsers are not cross-platform. Though for 350,00
> Euro per year (for 40 hours per month), you could easily buy a cheap
> old mac and install the others on some old box (you can also dual boot
> Linux on the old Mac) and have change leftover.
> Having said that I am still a believer in designing for standards. Of
> course heavy client side AJAX or ActiveX etc can be a different story,
> but a website that complies with standards and works in IE and Firefox
> (which both run to some extent on all three platforms featured there)
> then you are probably safe enough.

I didn't think you could install different versions of IE on the same
machine though, so wouldn't you need as a minimum multiple partions for each
O/S x each version of IE to achieve that? That would take a fair time to
setup and configure!

They seem to offer free accounts as well based upon a lower machine
availability priority.


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