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Ashley Gullen commented on CB-11889:
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Actually the problem we faced is the inverse - indexedDB was added to 
UIWebView, so now UIWebView detects as WKWebView. That means the change has 
broken UIWebView apps, and WKWebView apps actually still work.

It is still important to detect which webview is in use though, for the same 
reasons.

> Add easy way to detect WKWebView
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>
>                 Key: CB-11889
>                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/CB-11889
>             Project: Apache Cordova
>          Issue Type: Improvement
>          Components: iOS
>            Reporter: Ashley Gullen
>
> There is no clear and easy way to detect WKWebView from the user agent string 
> or from any Cordova properties, AFAIK.
> Previous solutions said to test for window.indexedDB. This is no longer 
> present on iOS 10's WKWebView. Our engine Construct 2 used to rely on this to 
> work around the different security model/featureset of WKWebView, but since 
> iOS 10 changed it, all our games using WKWebView are broken.
> I want to add some other way to detect it, but it is all undocumented and I 
> could end up relying on something that changes and breaks everything again.
> To prevent this problem happening again there should be something like 
> "isWKWebView" somewhere!



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