WebAIM: History of the browser user-agent string


67 bookmarks. First posted by UxVvC78E4fyabIN october 2017.


RT : History of the browser user-agent string: — laughing and crying while reading this. 😂
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march 2018 by kennethlove
RT : History of the browser user-agent string: — laughing and crying while reading this. 😂
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march 2018 by codepo8
RT : History of the browser user-agent string: — laughing and crying while reading this. 😂
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march 2018 by kejadlen
History of the browser user-agent string: — laughing and crying while reading this. 😂
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march 2018 by alegscogs
History of the browser user-agent string: — laughing and crying while reading this. 😂
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march 2018 by assaf
History of the browser user-agent string: — laughing and crying while reading this. 😂
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march 2018 by root
In the beginning there was NCSA Mosaic , and Mosaic called itself NCSA_Mosaic/2.0 (Windows 3.1) , and Mosaic displayed pictures along with text, and there was…
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march 2018 by johnrclark
And then Google built Chrome, and Chrome used Webkit, and it was like Safari, and wanted pages built for Safari, and so pretended to be Safari. And thus Chrome used WebKit, and pretended to be Safari, and WebKit pretended to be KHTML, and KHTML pretended to be Gecko, and all browsers pretended to be Mozilla, and Chrome called itself Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US) AppleWebKit/525.13 (KHTML, like Gecko) Chrome/0.2.149.27 Safari/525.13, and the user agent string was a complete mess, and near useless, and everyone pretended to be everyone else, and confusion abounded.
browsers  history  user-agent  mozilla  chrome  safari  webkit 
march 2018 by spaceninja
In the beginning there was NCSA Mosaic, and Mosaic called itself NCSA_Mosaic/2.0 (Windows 3.1), and Mosaic displayed pictures along with text, and there was much rejoicing.
browser  history  internet  web 
march 2018 by Gwendoux
and the user agent string was a complete mess, and near useless, and everyone pretended to be everyone else, and confusion abounded.
useragent  history  mozilla  internet 
march 2018 by igrigorik
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march 2018 by bperrier
In the beginning there was NCSA Mosaic, and Mosaic called itself NCSA_Mosaic/2.0 (Windows 3.1), and Mosaic displayed pictures along with text, and there was much rejoicing.
browser  header  history  http  user-agent 
march 2018 by pitiphong_p
HN discussion: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=16525559
...and the user agent string was a complete mess, and near useless, and everyone pretended to be everyone else, and confusion abounded.
browser  internet  mozilla  firefox  chrome  humor 
march 2018 by Styrke
RT : It might be time to get rid of the user agent string entirely
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march 2018 by garrett
WebAIM: History of the browser user-agent string
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march 2018 by jamescampbell
RT : History of the browser user-agent string
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march 2018 by tack48
In the beginning there was NCSA Mosaic , and Mosaic called itself NCSA_Mosaic/2.0 (Windows 3.1) , and Mosaic displayed pictures along with text, and there was…
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march 2018 by phil737
Why every user agent string start with “Mozilla”
march 2018 by joeo10
Why do nearly all browser string contain, “Mozilla”?
web  browser  history  mozilla  humor 
march 2018 by jefframnani
In the beginning there was NCSA Mosaic , and Mosaic called itself NCSA_Mosaic/2.0 (Windows 3.1) , and Mosaic displayed pictures along with text, and there was…
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march 2018 by peterwhelan
Hilarious. WebAIM: History of the browser user-agent string https://buff.ly/2FcxjNX
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march 2018 by pixel
Favorite tweet: potch

Also https://t.co/DRpM4WOMjR

— potch (@potch) February 14, 2018

http://twitter.com/potch/status/963581931781701632
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february 2018 by tswaterman
I read History of the browser user-agent string on March 22, 2017 at 07:41PM
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november 2017 by frodebjerke
Many lessons here. It is all like this.
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october 2017 by jgordon
In the beginning there was NCSA Mosaic , and Mosaic called itself NCSA_Mosaic/2.0 (Windows 3.1) , and Mosaic displayed pictures along with text, and there was…
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october 2017 by splorp