Re: Testing Web File Links?

Subject: Re: Testing Web File Links?
From: Rebecca Phillips <Rebecca -at- QRONUS -dot- CO -dot- IL>
Date: Thu, 5 Dec 1996 10:09:42 +0200

I happen to work in the area of software testing (get geared up for a
shameless product plug coming up later in the mail) and Web site testing
is a HOT topic among testers. There are several products that do this,
and in the meanwhile our sister company is offering Web testing software
for free. Check out if you're interested. Astra
is the free product. If you are interested in testing in general,
there's a newsgroup and mailing list for testing. The newsgroup is found
at I think most people subscribe by e-mail,


Rebecca M. Phillips
Documentation Manager
Qronus Interactive Ltd.
Automated System Testing
rebecca -at- qronus -dot- co -dot- il

>From: Karla McMaster[SMTP:mcmaster%pcmail -dot- cti-pet -dot- com -at- CTI-PET -dot- COM]
>Sent: Wednesday, December 04, 1996 9:52 PM
>Subject: Testing Web File Links?

>I've run into a problem testing the Web files I create, and I'm hoping
>out there has already come up with a creative solution...Here's the

>We run our web pages off a server that is not dedicated. Our URL is actually
>alias to a Unix machine being used on someone's desktop.

>I create the web pages on my Mac, and when they are done, I copy them down to
>the server. However, I have run into a problem testing links. Even if I
>the server's directory structure on my Mac, I cannot properly test the links
>that go back to the home page.

>How do you all test your pages before putting them on the server?

>Thanks for any suggestions.

>Karla McMaster, technical writer
>CTI PET Systems, Inc., Knoxville, TN
>mcmaster -at- cti-pet -dot- com

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