[thelist] WinXP vs. MacOS X HTTP_USER_AGENT strings

Henning evolt at webmediaconception.com
Fri Nov 16 18:33:10 CST 2001

Thanks Daniel and Adrian!

At 17:22 15.11.01 -0600, Daniel wrote:
>>        - what user agents currently run under Windows XP?
>pretty much anything that ran under previous versions of windows(IE, NS, Opera, Mozilla..) an example of Opera under XP I got from evolts server logs is: Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 5.0; Windows XP) Opera 6.0
>>        - and what their HTTP_USER_AGENT strings are?
>check out
>for a fairly complete listing of possible user-agents

Great resource, thanks! I wonder why I didn't catch this one on Google.
Only drawback: still no mention of either WinXP or OS X.

At 11:38 16.11.01 +0000, Adrian wrote:
>I currently have these installed:

>Mozilla 0.9.5
>"Mozilla/5.0 (Macintosh; U; PPC Mac OS X; en-US; rv:0.9.5) Gecko/20011015"

>Opera 5.0b3.393
>*Lets you choose between these, first on is default on install*
>"Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 5.0; Mac_PowerPC) Opera 5.0  [en]"
>"Opera/5.0 (Macintosh;US;PPC) TP  [en]"

So, am I assuming correctly that you have Opera running under a pre X OS?
And would it be a safe enough guess to go looking for /Win/ and /XP/, and /Mac/ and /OS X/, respectively?


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