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[chromium-discuss] Re: chrome is not safari Glenn Wilson Mon Jun 29 08:01:02 2009

This is definitely an evangelism issue.  I've filed
http://code.google.com/p/chromium/issues/detail?id=15568 for this.
Thanks for the report and the investigation!

Regards,
Glenn

2009/6/28 samokhov <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>

> I tried MSIE6 version as well, and it worked.
>
> Moreover, here's the script they use (http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/
> 14413992/):
>  if (navigator.userAgent.indexOf("AppleWebKit") !=-1) {
>    var fc = document.getElementById("flashcontent");
>     fc.innerHTML = "Hello, Safari user! Unfortunately, the photoblog
> is having a hard time with Safari right now, but we're working on it
> as fast as we possibly can. Until we can get a fix in place, would you
> mind giving Firefox a shot?";
>  } else {
>    // show the flash content
>  }
>
> So basically they think any WebKit browser is Safari.
>
> On Jun 27, 7:17 pm, "Javier Godoy" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> > Thanks, I didn't know that.
> >
> > About the problem identified by khalid, I tried the MSIE6 version, but
> the site still thinks I have Safari... so they should be performing browser
> detection by another means. Before testing I verified in about:version that
> the User-Agent was properly overriden.
> >
> > Regards
> >
> > Javier
> >
> >
> >
> >   ----- Original Message -----
> >   From: PhistucK
> >   To: [EMAIL PROTECTED]
> >   Cc: Chromium-discuss
> >   Sent: Saturday, June 27, 2009 5:29 AM
> >   Subject: [chromium-discuss] Re: chrome is not safari
> >
> >   I mean, you can change the user agent string by adding that to the end
> of the Chrome shortcut (right click on the Chrome icon, select Properties
> and append to the Address or Path field) -
> >   --user-agent="TYPE_THE_USER_AGENT_STRING_HERE"
> >
> >   This one will make the Photoblog think you have FireFox 2 -
> >   --user-agent="Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.2; en-US;
> rv:1.8.1.20) Gecko/20081217 Firefox/2.0.0.20"
> >
> >   This one will make the Photoblog think you are Internet Explorer 6 -
> >   --user-agent="Mozilla/5.0 (compatible; MSIE 6.0; Windows NT 5.1)"
> >
> >   ☆PhistucK
> >
> >   On Sat, Jun 27, 2009 at 01:51, khalid <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> >
> >     on msnbc photo blog i got this with chrome
> >
> >     "Hello, Safari user! Unfortunately, the photoblog is having a hard
> >     time with Safari right now, but we're working on it as fast as we
> >     possibly can. Until we can get a fix in place, would you mind giving
> >     Firefox a shot?"
> >
> >    http://photoblog.msnbc.msn.com/archive/2009/06/25/1978896.aspx
> >
>

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