[ILUG] Anyone sending texts from the Vodafone website?
stephen.brooks at lincor.com
Wed Jan 30 09:52:12 GMT 2008
Frank Peelo wrote:
> My wife's mobile phone account is with Vodafone. They allow a certain
> number of free texts on every month's bill, and these can be sent from
> their website.
> Only, it's manky slow. As in, when that web page is being shown, there's
> a 10 second delay between trying to scroll down with the mouse and
> anything actually happening. And you need a good memory to type in the
> text message.
> disabled, the texts don't get sent.
> We're using Mandriva 2008 Free and Firefox.
> Anyone got similar experiences? I can't believe it's that bad on all
> their customers' machines -- or at least, on their web developers'
> machines -- and I'm guessing that most of those are on another operating
> system. I'm wondering whether this is a problem under Linux in general,
> or just my machine.
> My own phone account is with O2, and I don't have that problem. So it's
> myself from it?
length. Pegs cpu when you're on that page and slows everything down
(guess their dev team haven't heard of setInterval callbacks...). It's
slightly sluggish on my current machine but nothing like a 10 second lag.
(Ubuntu 7.10 on a 3Hz P4 with HT)
Stephen Brooks <stephen.brooks at lincor.com> Digital Depot, Thomas Street
Senior Software Engineer Dublin 8, Ireland
Lincor Solutions Ltd. Ph: +353 (0)1 4893683
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