[RCD] UA sniffing

Michael Baierl mail at mbaierl.com
Tue Dec 4 21:39:53 CET 2007


You are right, you are right and thanks for the info.

UA Sniffing is not very smart and testing for functions should used
instead. But as Roundcube is using jQuery it will (should) work on any
platform that jQuery is running on....

M.

chasd wrote:
> 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.

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