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RE: Transition (was Re: Capitalize across "span")

From: John Udall <jsu1@cornell.edu>
Date: Wed, 11 Feb 1998 11:52:19 -0500
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To: www-style@w3.org
At 10:52 AM 2/11/98 +1000,"Smith, Brooke"
<Brooke.Smith@Butterworths.com.au> wrote:
>	What I was asking was, "Can you tell what browser you are
>delivering data to so that when you dynamically generate documents you
>can output CSS1, CSS2, Tables with Font and BR and other kludges,
>depending on what they support."  Maybe through the http header?
	Yes you can.  It's in the "User-Agent" http header.  The tricky part is
knowing exactly which user agents (browsers) support which features.  It
can be done, it's just tricky.  
	There are actually some other things you can do with using transparent
content negotiation, messing around with "Accepts" headers and the like.
The www-style list probably isn't the appropriate forum to discuss this
though. But it is good for people interested in style sheets issues to know
that it is possible.


>	Sorry if you don't think this is relevant to the styles
>discussion but I think in the light of my re-phrasing.
>	Regards,
>	Brooke
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or Cornell University.

John Udall,                                       
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Extension Electronic Technologies Group           Cornell University
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