[SATLUG] Presidential Candidate Websites

Ernest De Leon edeleonjr at gmail.com
Mon Sep 15 13:46:04 CDT 2008


Hmm...I thought PWS was on version 4.0 back in the Win98 days.  Perhaps it
isn't the same PWS?  As far as the IIS on Linux...they may be running Mono.

Ernest

On Mon, Sep 15, 2008 at 11:30 AM, Bruce Dubbs <bruce.dubbs at gmail.com> wrote:

> I was just doing some checking on the presidential candidates:
>
> http://uptime.netcraft.com/up/graph?site=www.barackobama.com
> http://uptime.netcraft.com/up/graph?site=www.johnmccain.com
>
> For Obama, it says:
>
> OS      Server
> Linux   PWS/1.3.22
>
> Looking at the web site source, it does not seem to be created by a
> generator. They do seem to be using php, css, and javascript, but a check of
> html validity gives 69 errors and 9 warnings for
> http://www.barackobama.com/issues/technology/
>
> For McCain:
> Linux   Microsoft-IIS/6.0
>
> Looking at the web site source, the page seems to be done in asp.  It does
> not seem to be done by a generator.  The source seems to be a bit more
> sloppy than Obama's.
>
>
> http://www.johnmccain.com/Informing/Issues/cbcd3a48-4b0e-4864-8be1-d04561c132ea.htm
> has 94 errors and 55 warnings.
>
> As far as I know, PWS is Personal Web Server which is a Windows product.
>  IIS or course doesn't run on Linux.  Are they both running virtual Windows
> instances under Linux?
>
> The links to the candidate websites are where they address technology
> issues.
>
> Opinions?
>
>  -- Bruce
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