Posted by: Anonymous Coward
on May 06, 2004 06:27 PM
The user agent spoofer is a bad idea. The only way for most patrons to enjoy the ability is to leave it set to IE all of the time, thus giving the illusion that the browser is IE all the time. Possibility of improper rendering aside, it doesn't help the move to get people to make sites function with Mozilla, as they tend to think that IE is the only browser out there with real widespread use. Plus, if patrons can access it and one knows/doesn't know what he/she is doing, said person could change the UA string to something obscure, thereby further limiting the websites which patrons can access.