use-revolution digest, Vol 1 #435 - 16 msgs
mark_mitchell at kmug.org
Sun Jun 2 10:44:01 CDT 2002
use-revolution at lists.runrev.com writes:
For a few hundred dollars I just picked up a 366 mHz PC laptop for
testing purposes; you might find an option like that to be more
satisfactory in the long run.
I agree. For development purposes, and for testing, it's far better to test on a real rather than virtual machine. The
interaction w/ the hardware is the main concern. VPC is a great product, but it's not designed for this. It's designed so
that mac users can buy any app w/o worrying about mac-compat or not. I too am shortly going to buy a used windoze box. But
I'm going to make sure the RAM capacity will be sufficient to run the current and next version of windoze (500 MB?). I figure
300 bucks ought to do it, not much more than VPC.
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