Survey Software

Paul W. Frields stickster at
Thu Feb 11 16:22:37 UTC 2010

On Sun, Jan 31, 2010 at 01:30:17PM -0700, Robyn Bergeron wrote:
> I've been trying out the demo that they have linked on their webpage -
> It's unbearably slow when copying / editing other tests (this may be
> due to the demo being hosted / running on sourceforge, might not be
> the best infrastructure setup) - and firefox has locked up on me on
> two different computers trying to make a test survey.
> I've been trying to get past the first screen of making a survey; i've
> filled out required fields, and it's returning me to the same page.
> It says I should be continuing to the "Fields" tab, but there is no
> Fields tab to click on. I tried copying another survey which appears
> to work (has two questions) - when I go to edit that copy, on the
> questions page, it won't show the list of questions, or let me add a
> new question (on the "help" page it indicates that I should have a
> fillable box in which I can type things).
> Anyway, it is uninspiring at the moment, but I'm going to play with it
> some more. Is there any way we could get it up on a publictest
> machine? (In case any problems are just "running on a machine designed
> to serve up downloads and not so much demos of survey software.")  I'm
> also going to try it out with some "alternate browsers" on some
> "alternate operating systems" just to see if that is an issue.
> I TOOOOOOOOOOOoooootally appreciate your help! Seriously. Truly. I owe
> you many pwnies.
> Oh, I also saw that they are looking at using pear in phpesp in the
> future; it was in the list for limesurvey as well, and I'm not sure if
> it was one of the "problem packages" or not.  In any case, just an FYI
> in case we may be working around a problem by picking out something
> else where eventually we may be facing the same problem. :)
> You rock!

Is there now either a publictest instance, or a short set of
instructions on the wiki for how to install this on a local system for

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