[ic] RobotUA changes?

Mike Heins mike at perusion.com
Wed Oct 20 22:20:52 UTC 2010

Quoting Jon Jensen (jon at endpoint.com):
> On Wed, 20 Oct 2010, David Christensen wrote:
> >Previously, we've fixed these in a one-off fashion, adding exceptions to 
> >the NoRobotUA, however the fix we made today was to just add the "MSIE" 
> >and "Gecko" strings to the NoRobotUA list rather than trying to always 
> >play catchup when a new toolbar happens to match any of the RobotUA 
> >patterns.
> >
> >Any discussion/objections to me just committing a patch along these 
> >lines to core IC?
> Sounds reasonable to me. It should cut down on a lot of problems.

Don't some of the lesser-known robots use those strings? Or have they finally
stopped doing that?

Mike Heins
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