[ic] RobotUA changes?

Mike Heins mike at perusion.com
Thu Oct 21 01:59:54 UTC 2010

Quoting Jon Jensen (jon at endpoint.com):
> On Wed, 20 Oct 2010, Mike Heins wrote:
> >>>>Don't some of the lesser-known robots use those strings? Or have they 
> >>>>finally stopped doing that?
> >
> >I seem to remember some Yahoo thing as well as one or two others. I 
> >think there's even one that has "(Not compatible with MSIE)" in it.
> >
> >Maybe it isn't a problem any more as these things fade away.
> Yeah, that's my take on it. The unwanted side-effect of the change would 
> be that a few obscure bots now get sessions, but that's a fair exchange 
> for not having legitimate human users have no session and thus not be able 
> to complete the checkout process.

Yes, I scanned the combined file at that URL and I didn't
see any show-stoppers. I say do it.

Mike Heins
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