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Re: [questionnaire] Addendum to Mobile Web Best Practices ready for publication?

From: Jeff Sonstein <jeffs@it.rit.edu>
Date: Thu, 5 Mar 2009 06:22:41 -0500
To: public-bpwg@w3.org
Message-Id: <428EBFEA-8391-4EC7-BE6D-F5D6B8716D00@it.rit.edu>
Cc: Dominique Hazael-Massieux <dom@w3.org>, achuter@technosite.es, Kai Hendry <hendry@iki.fi>
On Mar 5, 2009, at 6:12 AM, public-bpwg@w3.org wrote:

> what is the reasoning for making the distinction between
> properties that are detectable server side (e.g. UA)
> and those that are device profile based (e.g. memory size) and are  
> not being detected at all?

I may get "flamed" for this
and
devices/browsers lie to servers all the time
so
IMHO User-Agent is a totally unreliable metric
for making decisions about what to serve

jeffs

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