[ic] RobotUA changes?

David Christensen david at endpoint.com
Wed Oct 20 23:07:21 UTC 2010

On Oct 20, 2010, at 5:20 PM, Mike Heins wrote:

> Quoting Jon Jensen (jon at endpoint.com):
>> On Wed, 20 Oct 2010, David Christensen wrote:
>>> Previously, we've fixed these in a one-off fashion, adding exceptions to 
>>> the NoRobotUA, however the fix we made today was to just add the "MSIE" 
>>> and "Gecko" strings to the NoRobotUA list rather than trying to always 
>>> play catchup when a new toolbar happens to match any of the RobotUA 
>>> patterns.
>>> Any discussion/objections to me just committing a patch along these 
>>> lines to core IC?
>> Sounds reasonable to me. It should cut down on a lot of problems.
> Don't some of the lesser-known robots use those strings? Or have they finally
> stopped doing that?

I don't really know of how to check/answer this; are UA strings published somewhere?


David Christensen
End Point Corporation
david at endpoint.com

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