Actual Iceweasels are recognized as mobile-browsers
mh at glandium.org
Sat Sep 10 18:10:05 UTC 2011
On Sat, Sep 10, 2011 at 07:39:01PM +0200, Reiner Schmidt wrote:
> unfortunately I have to report that the actual iceweasel versions (6.02 and
> 8.02) seem to be recognized by some sites as mobile-browser and so the pages
> for handies and mobile devices are called up instead of the "normal" ones.
> I experienced that myself with the site "www.stern.de" but there migth be much
> I donot have that strange behaviour with chromium, midori and the original
> firefox-aurora (8.02a form today)
There's unfortunately not much we can do about sites doing stupid user
agent sniffing, especially when the only difference between the
iceweasel UA and firefox's is the addition of "Iceweasel/version"
(meaning that the rest of the UA *is* firefox's)
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