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Re: Iceweasel and Firefox compatibility

On Tue, Nov 10, 2009 at 11:33:42PM +0100, Cyril Brulebois wrote:
> Mike Hommey <mh@glandium.org> (10/11/2009):
> > 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.
> What about “foo/bar -- similar to baz/quux” to avoid parenthesing
> issues? Or “like” or “similar to” or “almost like”.
> Or if “--” is causing grief too, and only name/version are
> desired: “foo/bar similar/to baz/quux”? Uglier but…

but not conformant with what user agent strings are supposed to look like
(which is a series of "name/version" possibly followed by "(comment)")


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