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Re: Iceweasel and Firefox compatibility

On Tue, Nov 10, 2009 at 04:29:39PM +0100, Mike Hommey wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 10, 2009 at 09:23:10AM -0600, John Goerzen wrote:
> > > Let me suggest adding "(like Firefox/3.5)", but I'm not sure how the
> > > crappy sites parsing the version number will deal with the closing
> > > parenthesis.
> > 
> > I would not expect that to achieve the same level of compatibility.
> That's what Camino is doing, FWIW.

For those interested, there are 2 interesting discussions related to the
UA strings in Camino and Firefox:

- Adding Firefox to Camino:
Where we can see that dbaron is against it.

- Removing Firefox from Firefox:
Where the rationale is that Firefox should use its "power" to make the
web a better place for other Gecko-based browsers. Sad they don't want


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