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Re: Proposal of @ua

From: jesse von doom <jesse@dutchmoney.com>
Date: Fri, 23 Nov 2007 09:33:55 -0500
Message-ID: <4746E4D3.8060507@dutchmoney.com>
To: Pascal Germroth <pascal@germroth.name>
Cc: Brad Kemper <brkemper@comcast.net>, Rijk van Geijtenbeek <rijk@opera.com>, WWW Style <www-style@w3.org>

Pascal Germroth wrote:
> jesse von doom wrote:
> 
>> I know that a browser could lie in its response
> 
> But why should it? I don't think that the marketing team of any
> browser-creator would dig that deep into the technology layer...

That's my point exactly, and I couldn't agree more. Reporting features 
honestly benefits the browser-maker, so I doubt you'd see many false 
positives. Whereas we already see false positives in user-agent queries 
because people carelessly detect for one agent over another in an 
exclusionary manner.
Received on Friday, 23 November 2007 14:34:27 GMT

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