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Re: multiple copies of a browser

From: Benoit Mahe <Benoit.Mahe@sophia.inria.fr>
Date: Wed, 07 Jan 1998 09:16:06 +0100
Message-Id: <199801070816.JAA21526@www43.inria.fr>
To: Gil Hansen <gil@objs.com>
cc: www-jigsaw@w3.org, Benoit.Mahe@sophia.inria.fr
> How does one distinquish Requests and Replys coming from different copies
> of a browser? Request.getUserAgent() doesn't do it, for requests from two
> browser windows yielded the same result: "Mozilla/4.04 [en] (WinNT; I)".
> 
> Thanks,
> Gil
> 
> 
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> 

 I am sorry but nothing in HTTP allows you to do that. If two users, on the
 same machine, send a request, with the same kind of browser (like netscape)
 the server is unable to make the difference.

 benoit.

 

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