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Re: [whatwg] Adding a property to navigator for getting device model

From: Jonas Sicking <jonas@sicking.cc>
Date: Wed, 1 Oct 2014 02:43:45 -0700
Message-ID: <CA+c2ei__t0jOSQQm-4pUHUxAFFQTkghcuiUDwqM4UUUeZWss9g@mail.gmail.com>
To: Mounir Lamouri <mounir@lamouri.fr>
Cc: WHAT Working Group <whatwg@whatwg.org>
On Wed, Oct 1, 2014 at 2:27 AM, Mounir Lamouri <mounir@lamouri.fr> wrote:
> On Wed, 1 Oct 2014, at 15:01, Jonas Sicking wrote:
>> On Tue, Sep 30, 2014 at 4:40 AM, Mounir Lamouri <mounir@lamouri.fr>
>> wrote:
>> > On Wed, 24 Sep 2014, at 11:54, Jonas Sicking wrote:
>> >> Thoughts?
>> >
>> > Do you have any data that makes you think that those websites would stop
>> > using UA sniffing but start using navigator.deviceModel if they had that
>> > property available?
>>
>> I know that the Cordova module for exposing this information is one of
>> the most popular Cordova modules, so that's a pretty good indication.
>> But I don't have data directly from websites.
>
> When you were pointing that websites currently do UA sniffing is it on
> the client side of the server side?

I'd imagine UA sniffing happens more often on the server side, though
I suspect it varies with the reason why people do it.

But the Cordova API is client side, so there's definitely desire to
have it there too.

/ Jonas
Received on Wednesday, 1 October 2014 09:44:40 UTC

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