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

Konstantin Tokarev annulen at yandex.ru
Thu Apr 26 05:18:40 PDT 2018

26.04.2018, 15:15, "Ricky Young" <ricky at gmx.com>:
> 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?

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> 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?
> https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/Learn/Tools_and_testing/Cross_browser_testing/Feature_detection
> Hope that helps,
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