Cake <mailto:cake at brothercake.com> wrote: > "Apple's Web site now recognizes what browser you are using - as long > as you are surfing with its new Safari Web browser. A small Safari > icon appears in the top-left corner of Apple.com with the message > "Welcome Safari user" > > > > > Any idea how they achieve this - since Safari can spoof its identiy, > there must presumably be a unique object or combination of object > returns that can be used to identify it uniquely? if it were up to me i wouldn't concern myself with absolutely positutely identifying safari beyond a shadow of a doubt. i would just look for the word 'safari' in the useragent string. (iirc 'safari' is within the default ua.) my .02 chris.