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Re: Proposal of @ua

From: David Woolley <forums@david-woolley.me.uk>
Date: Sat, 24 Nov 2007 20:45:35 +0000
Message-ID: <47488D6F.6060304@david-woolley.me.uk>
To: www-style@w3.org

Brad Kemper wrote:
> would never dream of changing their options or preferences, much less 
> disguise their UA string. 

One of the preferences they don't change is the choice of browser 
pre-configured into the OS pre-configured into the PC they bought, so 
they don't need to disguise their browser - it's IE and all web sites, 
except, maybe, anti-Microsoft protest sites, know that the one browser 
they absolutely must support is IE.

Once you start talking of people who use browsers other than IE, you are 
talking about people who are disproportionately likely to fake UA strings.

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