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User Agent vs. Browser

From: Kynn Bartlett <kynn@idyllmtn.com>
Date: Mon, 23 Jun 2003 17:05:29 -0700
Cc: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
To: tina@greytower.net
Message-Id: <90BDF91D-A5D7-11D7-83B4-000393D9E692@idyllmtn.com>

On Monday, June 23, 2003, at 04:17 PM, tina@greytower.net wrote:
>   As for browsers (aka user-agents) not understanding frames: Google ?

"Browser" and "user agent" aren't equivalent terms.

Browsers are a subset of user agents. All browsers are user agents, but
not all user agents are browsers.  Google is a user agent, but not a

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