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Re: Iceweasel and Firefox compatibility

Mike Hommey wrote:
> On Mon, Nov 09, 2009 at 10:12:07AM -0600, John Goerzen wrote:
>> Hi everyone,
>> The fact that Iceweasel does not behave like Firefox in some important
>> areas has been bothering me more and more of late.  Iceweasel breaks
>> many, many web apps by virtue of not using the Firefox user-agent
>> string.  It also breaks compatibility with some plugins.
> I just decided I don't care anymore. So here is a deal to those reading
> this thread. Give me a UA string that:
> - Doesn't claim to be Firefox (i.e keep Iceweasel in it)

Would it meet your requirements if it said something like "Linux;
Debian-Iceweasel" down deep in it somewhere?  We could keep Firefox
where people expect it, and add Iceweasel deep in it?

> - Is compatible with most crappy sites on earth[1] (i.e. Test it. A lot)

I would be happy to test with all the crappy sites I know if :-)

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