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Re: lynx-dev cookie incompatibility

From: Henry Nelson
Subject: Re: lynx-dev cookie incompatibility
Date: Wed, 19 Jul 2000 10:20:25 +0900 (JST)

>    Mozilla/3.01Gold (MSIE; compatible; Unix)
>    Mozilla/3.01Gold (Lynx; MSIE; compatible; Unix)
> of these, only the first and last one "worked" (i.e. resulted
> in setting of the critical SITESERVER cookie), bizarre as they are.
> So it's not the presence of "Lynx" in the header field that is
> discriminated against, just the non-presence of an indication of
> one of the mainstream browsers in a recognized form.
Browser_?  AFAIK, MSIE does not send anything like "MSIE ...," always
"Mozilla/ ... MSIE," so it almost appears to me it is dependent on two
conditions "Mozilla" AND "MSIE."

BTW, Netscape Navigator is gone, right?  Sold out to AOL?  What's it's
name now, or did it remain Nav?

In case you're interested, examples from "recent" logs:
Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 5.01; Windows 98; ZFREECD1)
Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 5.01; Windows 98)
Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 5.01; MSNIA; Windows 98)
Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 5.0; Windows 98; DigExt)
Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 5.0; Mac_PowerPC)
Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 5.0; Windows 95; DigExt; ICONZ IE5CD)
Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 4.01; Windows 98)
Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 4.01; MSN 2.5; Windows 98)

Mozilla/4.73 [en]C-CCK-MCD   (Win95; U)
Mozilla/4.7 [ja] (Win98; I)
Mozilla/4.5 (Macintosh; I; PPC)
Mozilla/4.08 [en] (Win95; U ;Nav)
Mozilla/4.04 [ja] (Win95; I ;Nav)
Mozilla/3.01 [ja] (Win95; I)
Mozilla/2.02 [ja] (OS/2; I)      <= You see, I still get these.
                                    They _have_ to have CHARSET=x-euc-jp

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