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

Konstantin Tokarev annulen at yandex.ru
Thu Apr 26 10:18:57 PDT 2018

26.04.2018, 20:09, "Colin Bendell | +1.613.914.3387" <colin at bendell.ca>:
> On 26 April 2018 at 12:23, Konstantin Tokarev <annulen at yandex.ru> wrote:
>>  Not to mention those evil people who reject page loading for user agents
>>  they don't (want to) support
> How does locking the UA solve the misbehaving parsers in the wild?

There will be less information in UA and therefore less reasons for developers
to do this, instead of using direct feature testing

> They will still misbehave and break the user experience. However,
> those of us that are trying to optimize the user experience by working
> around bugs for specific versions are now handicapped and punished.

While parsing UA string handicaps and punishes users of alternative user agents.


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