[webkit-dev] identifying a unique iPhone?

Oliver Hunt oliver at apple.com
Fri Aug 17 12:58:18 PDT 2007

Errr, you can get and use a cookie.  That's why cookies exist.  I  
very much doubt that there's an ability to uniquely identify a  
specific iPhone without a cookie anymore than you can uniquely  
identify any other computer/web browser....


On 17/08/2007, at 12:07 PM, Scott wrote:

> Hopefully this is the proper list to post to:
>  I am writing an iPhone web application, and know how to tell that  
> I am talking to an iPhone, but is there a way to uniquely identify  
> a specific iPhone?   For example, some header or something I can  
> get with either server side or browser side code and store on the  
> server side so in the future I know which iPhone this is?
> I know I can implement a cookie style log-in system, but I was  
> hoping for some value I can just get and use.
> Thanks,
> Scott
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