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Ron
2004-04-26 09:04:24
Firefox is a different branch of development from Mozilla's browser, and has different features.  It can be detected by the value of the string window.navigator.vendor.  Smile
ImDead
2004-04-26 16:20:04
I agree, we need firefox support, its a much better browser than mozilla!
Stephen Brooks
2004-05-19 14:04:11
OK, sorry about the delay, but I've added it.
Stephen Brooks
2004-07-13 13:57:01
At least, I _thought_ I'd added it.  Can someone using FireFox go to this page:
http://stephenbrooks.org/browserwars/?modal=idtest
...and report what they see?  That page gives a debug of the browser detection process.
Book'em Dano
2004-07-13 18:44:52
Using Firefox version 0.9.2 I show the following:

User agent string: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.7) Gecko/20040707 Firefox/0.8

Homogenised form: mozilla50(windows;u;windowsnt51;en-us;rv:17)gecko20040707firefox08

Detected as: Mozilla
james
2004-07-15 13:47:03
IP address(es): it lists it properly.

User agent string: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.7) Gecko/20040713 Firefox/0.9.1+

Homogenised form: mozilla50(x11;u;linuxi686;en-us;rv:17)gecko20040713firefox091+

Detected as: Mozilla


Using July.13 nightly branch build as you can see, ...hmm maybe I'll go get new build as it looks good.
james
2004-07-15 13:54:21
quote:
Originally posted by Book'em Dano:
Using Firefox version 0.9.2 I show the following:

User agent string: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.7) Gecko/20040707 Firefox/0.8

Homogenised form: mozilla50(windows;u;windowsnt51;en-us;rv:17)gecko20040707firefox08

Detected as: Mozilla


Actually your UA string is wrong as you said you are using 0.9.2 , but yet the UA says Firefox/0.8

The main cause of the bug is because of your installing a 0.9.x Release over 0.8 release when you should have done a clean install.

It's recommended to do a clean install, especially if you ever want to file a bug report.
Book'em Dano
2004-07-15 18:19:13
James, your absolutely correct.  It is highly recommended and I didn't do it, but then again I don't typically file bug reports.

I uninstalled my old version of Firefox and reinstalled 0.9.2. It now reports it correctly. 

Now . . . when do we get that Firefox icon.
james
2004-07-16 18:11:53
quote:
Originally posted by Book'em Dano:
James, your absolutely correct.  It is highly recommended and I didn't do it, but then again I don't typically file bug reports.

I uninstalled my old version of Firefox and reinstalled 0.9.2. It now reports it correctly. 

Now . . . when do we get that Firefox icon. 


Hehe yeah i'm always correct.. >_>

I always do a clean install, as in never install on top of another build of Firefox.  Common sense!

What do you mean about the Firefox icon?


Hey you guys want a nice spellchecker for Firefox?
Read instructions and make sure you select the dictionary you installed for it to spellcheck(a old workaround).

http://www.exchangecode.com/spellbound/
james
2004-07-16 23:57:46
Oh wait you mean the firefox icon. 

Wouldn't it be better to keep Mozilla "Seamonky" suite and the sleek Mozilla Firefox together in order to better able to pounce IE.
Mr Cookie
2004-07-21 07:26:10
We need an Icon!
Stephen Brooks
2004-08-09 04:14:27
Sorry - obviously the word "Mozilla" is still overriding the word "Firefox" in my UA identification.  Odd because I thought I'd put "Mozilla" at bottom priority as it tends to be part of so many other things.  Will look into it.
james
2004-09-12 01:24:41
Well I see there is a Firefox icon now.
Herb[Romulus2]
2004-10-28 11:10:28
User agent string: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; de-DE; rv:1.7.3) Gecko/20041027 Firefox/1.0RC1

Homogenised form: mozilla50(windows;u;windowsnt51;de-de;rv:173)gecko20041027firefox10rc1

Detected as: FireFox
Big Grin

or:

User agent string: Madonna/9.1 (convertable; MS-eek 7.0; Winblows 1852)

Homogenised form: madonna91(convertable;ms-eek70;winblows1852)

Detected as: UnknownBrowser

Razz
Stephen Brooks
2004-10-28 14:12:05
or:

[DPC]Stephan202 smells of ducks.
[DPC]Stephan202
2004-10-28 16:49:37
Eek Eek Eek Eek Eek Eek

I swear I didn't do anything to those little duckies.

Anyone want some piece of my delicious mallard pie?
FireFoxer
2004-11-08 19:29:04
I get:

IP address(es): *hidden but correct*

User agent string: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Win98; rv:1.7.3) Gecko/20041001 Firefox/0.10.1

Homogenised form: mozilla50(windows;u;win98;rv:173)gecko20041001firefox0101

Detected as: FireFox
The Infamous Sophie Damon
2004-11-11 03:51:21
And it works with 1.0 as well, yes!

User agent string: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.7.5) Gecko/20041107 Firefox/1.0

Homogenised form: mozilla50(windows;u;windowsnt51;en-us;rv:175)gecko20041107firefox10

Detected as: FireFox
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