On Thu, 2006-03-16 at 18:14 +0000, conor at discuskeeping.com wrote:
> Quoting Timothy Murphy <tim at birdsnest.maths.tcd.ie>:
> > I just bought this very nice ThinkPad T20 through the list -
> > it makes me realise how much bad behaviour I've been putting up with
> > from my Sony Picturebook.
> > The ThinkPad is running Slax, with vmware installed,
> > so I thought I'd see what vmware is all about.
>> Pointless running virtualisation on a laptop as it's intended for network use.
I'd completely disagree. It depends on what you want to do with it.
I've found it extreme useful for web development where you may want to
test your webapps / webpages on IE (or even just testing on different
versions of IE) as well as Mozilla (obviously my host OS is linux).
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