[REBOL] Re: How to find an Internet provider with Rebol CGI capabilities?
From: ale870::gmail at: 19-Jul-2007 7:37
I think we can do something together, for at least two reasons:
1) I think that the people that try to make something as independent
developers, or making an independent business, etc... should be promoted.
2) I hope I can help you to test the service, to let you supply a better
Since, at the beginning, I will not need of a big server (I'm creating the
game in my free time, and meanwhile, I have a family, an Italian blog site
devoted to Rebol, I have my standard job (I'm an analyst/programmer, and
system administrator in a big company), etc...), I think your solution could
fit my needs.
If for you is ok, I wish to get an account for one month, just to check
everything (I always used Rebol as standalone system, but I never used to
create CGI ), and if it will be right, I can pay a fee to you (because I
like the idea to pay someone to help his job).
But I cannot pay too much (I'm a "normal" man, not a "rich man"!!), so
please, give me a cheap solution.
In the future, if my game will be completed, so when I will need of real
server power, server resources, we could recheck again the fee to adjust it
to the new requirements.
Is it good for you?
On 7/18/07, Sunanda <dhsunanda-gmail.com> wrote:
> I'd be interested in speed comparisons between ISPs.
> With some caution, and a few lines of code inserted, it is
> possible to run Carl's speed test on your webserver:
> CHANGES NEEDED:
> * add a shebang at the very top
> * Insert these lines before the /print "running"/
> print "Content-type: text/html^/"
> print "<html><head></head><body><pre>"
> * replace the /halt/ with these lines:
> print </pre>
> print </body>
> print <html>
> CAUTION NEEDED:
> If you are running on a shared server, then one test may hit a
> busy patch and give you unrepresentatively slow values. Probably
> need to run once an hour or so for a few hours and evaluate the
> range of responses you are seeing.
> I can tell you that the last time I tried it for REBOL.org we got
> disk speed values suggesting the drive runs on rusty clockwork.
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