Subject: Re: Firefox 2.0 user-agent weirdness
To: Chavdar Ivanov <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Zafer Aydogan <email@example.com>
Date: 11/12/2006 17:32:00
I know about the branding issues.
But while in 1.5.x times the Browser was called "Deer Park", at least
the user-agent was "Firefox/1.5.x".
In 2.0 both changed.
Anyway. I know I can set my custom user-agent string in about:config
but I was just wondering, why it was changed aswell.
2006/11/12, Chavdar Ivanov <firstname.lastname@example.org>:
> On 11/12/06, Zafer Aydogan <email@example.com> wrote:
> > Hello List,
> > I was wondering why Firefox 2.0 is containing the user-agent string
> > "BonEcho/2.0" instead of Firefox/2.0 in contrast to the previous
> > Versions like Firefox 188.8.131.52 where it remained "Firefox/Version".
> Branding. If you set
> you *should* get the other. You will not be able to distribute the
> binary though.
> (IANAL and I haven't got much clue in this, I just remember some
> earlier noise on one of these lists).
> > Any Idea ?