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Re: The Age (AU) Technology Not Supporting Old Browsers

From: David Woolley <david@djwhome.demon.co.uk>
Date: Fri, 23 Apr 2004 07:20:21 +0100 (BST)
Message-Id: <200404230620.i3N6KLI03599@djwhome.demon.co.uk>
To: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org

> 
> That way you always lump any new browsers or unidentified ones in with the
> old ones.  It's actually a very common mistake.  Just so happens The Ages
> Technology site is a great showcase for it.

And it's why Internet Explorer pretends to be Mozilla and why minority
browser count as Internet Explorer in a lot of browwer usage 
statistics.   You have to rely on a protocol abuse to tell IE from
NS and browser sniffing is unsafe for anything except the big two.
Received on Friday, 23 April 2004 02:30:53 UTC

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