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Feasibility of Mac-Based Testing

By cupcake ·
Here's my idea... start up a company that provides testing for software
and web based applications and web sites for the Mac OS (supported
OSes) and multiple browsers (Safari, FireFox, Opera etc).

My experience - being a Mac aficionado and experienced QA tester -
is that applications and web sites are generally designed on non-Mac
platforms and more often than not, designed for IE specifically. So I hit
the site with my Mac/non-IE browser and its a jumbled mess (at best)
or doesn't work at all (at worst).

I'd love to be able to offer services designed to handle testing other
platforms and browsers the expertise of a company that can quickly
and efficiently offer results for those companies that don't want to
deal with the cost of setup and maintenance of a group of folks and

I'd like professional opinions... would this be a viable business model?

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