[thelist] spiders spoofing MSIE

Richard Davey rich at launchcode.co.uk
Wed Apr 14 09:12:00 CDT 2004

Hello Darren,

Wednesday, April 14, 2004, 3:04:39 PM, you wrote:

DB> I'm working on a project where one sub task is to filter out automated
DB> agents by their USER_AGENT string. I've done a fair bit of research and
DB> have come up with a few good lists of bot USER_AGENT strings but I want
DB> to ensure that the data is as accurate as possible. I particularly want
DB> to make sure that I'm not missing any agents that pretend to be MSIE as
DB> these are much harder to pick up using regexp's.

Might be worth snagging a copy of the latest browscap?


Best regards,
 Richard Davey

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