Free Opera license, today only

Steve smorrey at gmail.com
Wed Aug 31 12:44:40 MDT 2005


Theres three words I never thought I'ld see in the same sentence... 
"Well written Javascript"
Humor aside though, the vast majority of JS out there does NOT even 
attempt to detect capabilities, it only looks at the browser header 
string to determine if it can run or not.

Stuart Jansen wrote:

>On Wed, 2005-08-31 at 11:33 -0600, Kenneth Burgener wrote:
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>>Yeah, Opera has the nice ability to claim to be IE, Opera or Mozilla.
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>Nice is in the eye of the beholder. Opera's lying can be self-defeating.
>For example, well written Javascript detects capabilities not browsers.
>When Opera is impersonating IE and Mozilla it claims to have
>capabilities it doesn't and the script then breaks.
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