Must read for web developers: History of the browser user-agent string

by Volker Weber

In the beginning there was NCSA Mosaic, and Mosaic called itself NCSA_Mosaic/2.0 (Windows 3.1), and Mosaic displayed pictures along with text, and there was much rejoicing.

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Brilliant! although he forgot the bit about browser sniffing being bad..or did iFone change all that?

Colin Williams, 2008-09-11 23:53

Gruber already posted that yesterday... Seems like you're behind in catching up on your feeds ;-)

Thomas Gumz, 2008-09-11 23:55

Thomas, I am at least 4000 down.

Volker Weber, 2008-09-12 00:33

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