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Re: CSS optimised for different browsers

From: Tina Holmboe <tina@elfi.org>
Date: Wed, 20 Nov 2002 17:39:59 +0100
To: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
Message-Id: <20021120173959.13fc6b0c.tina@elfi.org>

On Wed, 20 Nov 2002 10:30:48 -0000
 "Jim Ley" <jim@jibbering.com> wrote:

> browsers. I have 3 browsers, IceStorm, IE5.5, and Pocket Internet
> Explorer 3 - which all send the same HTTP USER AGENT to the server, so
> the server cannot distinguish between them, but you could on the client
> (when script is enabled) .

   This topic has been around before, and I'm curious as to the overall
  opinion of the WAI-IG list as to this.

   To me it seems reasonable that three different browsers should identify
  themselves with three different User-Agent headers. Ignoring, for a moment,
  the misuse that this header has been put to, the idea to use if for
  "bug detection" as outlined in the HTTP specification seems a good one.

   Comments ?


 Tina Holmboe           [Windrose@EFnet] [tina@elfi.org] [tina@htmlhelp.com]

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