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Bug 1127 - Suggest being able to specify user-agent
Summary: Suggest being able to specify user-agent
Alias: None
Product: Validator
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Website (show other bugs)
Version: 0.7.0
Hardware: PC Windows XP
: P2 normal
Target Milestone: 0.8.3
Assignee: Olivier Thereaux
QA Contact: qa-dev tracking
Depends on:
Reported: 2005-02-16 16:40 UTC by Lewis Pringle
Modified: 2009-02-13 14:49 UTC (History)
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Description Lewis Pringle 2005-02-16 16:40:38 UTC
I'm using a component that detects the user argent, and outputs different HTML 
accordingly. This seems reasonable. However - since the user-agent returned  
by your system doesn't pick one of the fully-supported ones (e.g. MSIE) - it 
falls back to assume you have an ancient browser, and emits non-modern-
standard tags - like NOBR - which you then complain about.

I suggest a popup (option/select) to specify which user-agent you want the 
validator to simulate.
Comment 1 Olivier Thereaux 2008-06-11 18:20:18 UTC
working on this.
Comment 2 Olivier Thereaux 2009-02-13 14:49:51 UTC
done via extra parameter:

Did not add to the UI since this is a rare usage that does not currently seem to justify UI clutter.