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From Rob Hartill <>
Subject Re: Apache's byteranges support (fwd)
Date Wed, 12 Feb 1997 15:23:58 GMT
On Tue, 11 Feb 1997, Alexei Kosut wrote:

> Sure... IMHO, using the User-Agent header for feature identification
> is like determining whether or not a car has 4-wheel drive by looking at
> the license plate frames. (feel free to quote me on that)

> Anyone have any good suggestions?

Offer them something they really don't want ?  ...

"Okay we'll look for 'MSIE' in the User-Agent and switch off the problem
features so that none of your users can use them. Let us know when
you've fixed the problem so we can undo this".

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