[RCD] UA sniffing

chasd chasd at silveroaks.com
Tue Dec 4 19:55:33 CET 2007

I ran across this on the Fedora Dev List -

> * Much to my dismay, many web authors will look for only IE or  
> Firefox.
>  There are websites that actually STOP WORKING if the browser is not
> Firefox (or IE).  Firefox CVS HEAD builds recently stopped reporting
> "Firefox" in the useragent string for example which made many sites[1]
> break.
> [1]
> https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/showdependencytree.cgi? 
> id=334967&hide_resolved=1

That Mozilla Bugzilla link shows the sites "broken" by the UA change  
noted above.
Thought y'all should be aware that FF3 might have this UA string change.

Charles Dostale
System Admin - Silver Oaks Communications
824 17th Street, Moline  IL  61265

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