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[Bug 10375] Please remove language from appVersion. UAs are removing that information to reduce fingerprinting.

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Date: Sat, 25 Sep 2010 01:12:06 +0000
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http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=10375


Ian 'Hixie' Hickson <ian@hixie.ch> changed:

           What    |Removed                     |Added
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             Status|NEW                         |RESOLVED
                 CC|                            |ian@hixie.ch
         Resolution|                            |FIXED




--- Comment #1 from Ian 'Hixie' Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>  2010-09-25 01:12:04 ---
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Status: Partially Accepted
Change Description: see diff given below
Rationale: Language isn't _in_ appVersion; the user agent is in fact already
allowed to return a static string (specifically "4.0"). However, I've added a
warning about the fingerprinting issue.

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