[Webkit-unassigned] [Bug 24923] New: navigator.product returns "Gecko"

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Sun Mar 29 11:01:42 PDT 2009


           Summary: navigator.product returns "Gecko"
           Product: WebKit
           Version: 525.x (Safari 3.2)
          Platform: PC
               URL: javascript:alert(navigator.product);
        OS/Version: Windows XP
            Status: UNCONFIRMED
          Severity: Minor
          Priority: P2
         Component: JavaScriptCore
        AssignedTo: webkit-unassigned at lists.webkit.org
        ReportedBy: raf at ratherodd.com

navigator.product returns "Gecko". Can be tested by putting the following in
the address bar:


Surely this is pointless and the logical value should be "WebKit". This is
actually a sensible way of detecting Gecko-based browsers (or could be) but
here WebKit is muddying the waters. The same could be said for lots of other
navigator properties.

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