[OS X TeX] Web hosting etc

Alain Schremmer schremmer.alain at gmail.com
Mon Oct 8 14:48:41 EDT 2007

On Oct 8, 2007, at 11:51 AM, Jens Noeckel wrote:

> On Oct 8, 2007, at 7:50 AM, Alain Schremmer wrote:
>> On Oct 8, 2007, at 12:30 AM, Adam M. Goldstein wrote:
>>> If you use .Mac, then you can also use iWeb to create and publish  
>>> the web site with the files to upload. You get a nice site with  
>>> no coding, just dragging and dropping widgets and choosing  
>>> backgounds etc.
>> That part looks like is just for me.
>>> .Mac costs $100 per year
>> I think that I could afford that. But, right now, google pages  
>> sounds simpler. One day, though, I would like to have a more  
>> sophisticated site with, say, a discussion forum.
>>> , and iWeb (a part of iLife) (iThis, iThat, iTheOtherDamnThing)  
>>> costs around the same.
>> I got that already because the old iPhoto ceased to be able to  
>> handle my production (I am trying to learn how to frame pictures  
>> with an optical 12X Panasonic-Leica and I can't seem to be able to  
>> jettison pictures.)
>> But, again, does google search .mac or does it treat it like verizon?
> Just to avoid misunderstandings: I don't think google favors  
> gogglepages.com over other sites, including .mac...

I am sure they don't unless they completely ignore them à la verizon.  
But I will look that up.

> To get found by google, the choice of your provider in this case  
> probably makes little difference.

Indeed not.

> Regarding .Mac, I have never used it, just know that for simple web  
> pages the iWeb route is about the same difficulty level than Google  
> browser-based route. By the way, I'd recommend using Firefox for  
> Google's applications.


Grateful regards
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