This is sort of obliquely related to PHP.

I don't have a smart phone, but I need to know a couple of things:

1) Do smart phones use the same browsers as the desktop, or do they have
their own stripped down versions of browsers?

2) When a browser broadcasts its header telling the server what kind of
browser is involved, do they broadcast anything in the header to
indicate that they're being run on a smart phone?

3) Bonus question: Is there a preferred method amongst coders to
determine what type of environment is being browsed from, so as to serve
up the proper type of page (desktop or smart phone version of a


Paul M. Foster

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