[thelist] Detection Between IE and NS 6./6.0

Craig Saila crsaila at yahoo.ca
Mon Nov 26 13:22:58 CST 2001

Paul Backhouse wrote:

 > Currently using this code for IE and NS (4.x) detection - but i now
 > need to be more specific as NS 4.x and NS 6.x are behaving
 > differently on a width.

Best thing to go is detect for the "gecko" string. All browsers built 
with the same engine as Netscape 6 have this. Then you can separate MSIE 
6 and Gecko-based browsers.

Netscape has a great article on how to do this:


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