[webkit-gtk] Dynamic user agent

Gustavo Noronha Silva gns at gnome.org
Thu May 8 09:18:06 PDT 2014


On Qui, 8 Mai, 2014 at 11:07 , Carlos Garcia Campos 
<cgarcia at igalia.com> wrote:
>>  I wrote something exactly like this a while ago, specifically so 
>> that
>>  Google would stop misbehaving, so we did have something like this, 
>> but
>>  I think it was never ported to WebKit2
> I didn't know it :-P

No worries, I kinda thought I had moved that to WebCore so it could be 
shared, but I just dreamed of it, I guess =P

> Thanks for the pointer. I've wrote a patch, for now it only converts 
> the
> latest changes we've made to the UA string as site specific quirks. Do
> we still need a specific UA string for google sites now that we don't
> have Chromium/Chrome in our UA?
> See https://bugs.webkit.org/show_bug.cgi?id=132681

I like it, thanks for taking this on! I was pondering the Google thing 
while I read the patch, I think our best bet is to fake being a 
WebKit-era Chromium, probably, for now. How does that sound?


Gustavo Noronha
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