[ic] RobotUA changes?

DB DB at M-and-D.com
Wed Oct 20 23:28:31 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?
> Thanks,
> David
> --
> David Christensen
> End Point Corporation
> david at endpoint.com

http://www.useragentstring.com/pages/useragentstring.php has alot - I'm
not sure if it's truly a complete list.


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