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Re: trunk r118293: url-http.el: introduce url-user-agent

From: Ted Zlatanov
Subject: Re: trunk r118293: url-http.el: introduce url-user-agent
Date: Wed, 05 Nov 2014 11:56:38 -0500
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On Wed, 05 Nov 2014 17:23:12 +0100 Lars Magne Ingebrigtsen <address@hidden> 

LMI> Teodor Zlatanov <address@hidden> writes:
>> +(defcustom url-user-agent (format "User-Agent: %sURL/%s\r\n"
>> +                              (if url-package-name
>> +                                  (concat url-package-name "/"
>> +                                          url-package-version " ")
>> +                                "") url-version)

LMI> Last time this was suggested, the discussion concluded with the decision
LMI> not to add this, since this is information leakage that helps track
LMI> users.

This just takes the existing string and makes it a defcustom variable,
without leaking more information than before. See Bug#16498 and the full
patch for details :)


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