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Re: when using validator is not sensible

From: <JAMESICUS@aol.com>
Date: Thu, 16 Aug 2001 15:41:42 EDT
Message-ID: <36.1a33d77b.28ad7bf6@aol.com>
To: www-validator@w3.org
CC: carole@designs.com
In a message dated 8/16/01 12:26:40 PM US Mountain Standard Time, 
carole@designs.com wrote:

>  I think you are arguing over apples and oranges.  According to the W3C 
> the correct term is User Agent.  I believe 
>  the reason is that the term "browser" is limiting.   There are other 
> and tools that allow access to the internet, 
>  beyond the browser, which is associated with a PC only.
>  Hope this helps resolve the issue. :)


I wasn't aware that we are arguing -- I take no stance on this -- I am only 
reporting the terminology that is prevalent in the Internet community. 

James Pickering
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