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From Martin Kraemer <Martin.Krae...@mch.sni.de>
Subject Re: OS Name in SERVER_VERSION (fwd)
Date Tue, 14 Apr 1998 14:59:23 GMT
On Mon, Apr 13, 1998 at 08:09:06PM -0700, Alexei Kosut wrote:
> > 
> > Why not as a comment?
> 
> [...]
> 
> > example: "Apache/3.0 (Win32)"?
> 
> That works too. I like it.

Yessss! Much better. Then the OS will not be mistaken for a add-on product
(as in the case of
    Apache/1.3 PHP/3.0
).

Speaking of security: look how detailed the current version of netscape
reports its version:
    Mozilla/4.04 [en] (X11; I; SINIX-N 5.43 RM400)
			       ^^^^^ ^ ^^^^ ^^^^^
				 |   |  |     +----Hardware-Info
				 |   |  +----------OS-Release-Info
				 |   +-------------OS-Platform-Info
				 +-----------------Base-OS

I could almost tell you the price of the machine based on this
information ;-)

    Martin
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