[thelist] Detecting AOL browser (was contract feedback requested?)

deke web at master.gen.in.us
Wed Mar 14 23:14:14 CST 2001

On 14 Mar 2001, at 8:46, Bill Mason wrote:

> At 02:20 AM 3/14/01, you wrote:
> >Where did you read that the USER_AGENT string would
> >be something other than constant for any browser?
> http://webreference.com/tools/browser/javascript.html
> View the source code and look at the comments in the JavaScript.
> And I've seen this in practice, so it really does happen.

That page is about javascript, not about the USER_AGENT 
environmental variable, and there is *no* mention of AOL 
anywhere on the page.

Did you mean to specify a different URL?


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