[thelist] User Agent question

Joshua Olson joshua at waetech.com
Sat Feb 28 07:43:06 CST 2004

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Maximillian Schwanekamp
> Sent: Friday, February 27, 2004 7:51 PM
> Got a user agent question - I'm setting up a 404 script for my client to
> redirect traffic according to the url they entered.  For optimization's
> sake, I would like to skip all processing if the user agent is a 
> spider.  Is there an easy way to differentiate between a spider and a 
> browser (at least for non-spoofed user agents!)??  

Short answer... no.  But, this may help:


Joshua Olson
Web Application Engineer
WAE Tech Inc.

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