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Re: Debian, Iceweasle, Firefox!

Floris Bruynooghe wrote:

> On Sat, Jan 27, 2007 at 09:40:52PM +0100, Norbert Preining wrote:
>> On Sam, 27 Jan 2007, Piotr Dziubinski wrote:
>> > Iceweasel and Firefox are a different products, very similar, but
>> > different.
>> Can YOU please explain me what *important* differences there are?
> [...]
>> Otherwise I would like to see what kind of OPERATIONAL difference you
>> have found:
> There is actually an operational difference.  In the about:config page
> the setting general.useragent.extra.firefox is set to
> "Iceweasel/".  Looks harmless, but it stopped me from logging
> on to a website.  It would only let me in when I set it to
> "Firefox/2.0.0".

Might want to let the webmaster know about W3C standards and explain why
following them strictly is a better idea than anal-retentive User-Agent
string checking, while you're at it.  Bonus points if you know the direct
email address to that webmaster's boss.

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