[webkit-dev] New iOS versions sending bogus User-Agent build data

Ricky Young ricky at gmx.com
Thu Apr 26 05:15:33 PDT 2018

Actually it does, a lot!

I guess that soon it won't be possible to determine iOS version distribution using User-Agent sniffing. Right? Is there an alternative for the browser to tell the iOS version? 

Sent: Thursday, April 26, 2018 at 1:54 PM
From: "Anne van Kesteren" <annevk at annevk.nl>
To: "Ricky Young" <ricky at gmx.com>
Cc: "Konstantin Tokarev" <annulen at yandex.ru>, "webkit-dev at lists.webkit.org" <webkit-dev at lists.webkit.org>
Subject: Re: [webkit-dev] New iOS versions sending bogus User-Agent build data
On Thu, Apr 26, 2018 at 12:30 PM, Ricky Young <ricky at gmx.com> wrote:
> I read the report and still find it hard to understand, if "User Agent sniffing is a terrible way to determine whether a browser supports certain features", what is the correct way of doing it?


Hope that helps,


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