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Sep. 13th, 2008 | 10:54 am

"And then Google built Chrome, and Chrome used Webkit, and it was like Safari, and wanted pages built for Safari, and so pretended to be Safari. And thus Chrome used WebKit, and pretended to be Safari, and WebKit pretended to be KHTML, and KHTML pretended to be Gecko, and all browsers pretended to be Mozilla, and Chrome called itself Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US) AppleWebKit/525.13 (KHTML, like Gecko) Chrome/0.2.149.27 Safari/525.13, and the user agent string was a complete mess, and near useless, and everyone pretended to be everyone else, and confusion abounded."
History of the browser user-agent string

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Blech

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from: deathcircle
date: Sep. 13th, 2008 09:04 pm (UTC)

I didn't realize shit was that messy or that chrome pretended to be other people.

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oofujikooo

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from: oofujikooo
date: Sep. 15th, 2008 05:53 am (UTC)

Kinda sounds like a bible entry, except it's like the bible of the internet.

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Alex P.

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from: wetzel
date: Sep. 15th, 2008 05:54 am (UTC)

word

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