Re: Issue 166: clarify term "User Agent" and resolve inconsistencies with W3C specs

On 12/8/2011 2:41 PM, Mark Nottingham wrote:
> That's exactly backwards from how we have always used the terms in HTTP -
> 2616:
>>    client
>>       A program that establishes connections for the purpose of sending
>>       requests.
>>    user agent
>>       The client which initiates a request. These are often browsers,
>>       editors, spiders (web-traversing robots), or other end user tools.

I'm very glad you pointed this out, as we are in a good point in time
to fix it (nothing was baked yet).


Received on Thursday, 8 December 2011 23:43:45 UTC