RE: [WSG] Targeting IE5

2003-10-09 Thread Beau Lebens
Ben, I totally agree, there's so much that can be done either using some Apache rewrite magic - %{HTTP_USER_AGENT} + Regular Expressions = powerful client detection or even just with some embedded PHP code or similar so that different pages and/or sections of pages can be pulled in as required.

RE: [WSG] Targeting IE5

2003-10-09 Thread Mark Stanton
I agree completely James. Targetting browsers is an inefficient waste of time in about 95% of cases. AFAIK its a big step backwards. Having said that its hard to draw a line. We often find ourselves doing things like div classouterdiv class=inner ...and hiding some stuff inside @import to work

RE: [WSG] Targeting IE5

2003-10-09 Thread Lindsay Evans
If you're talking about content negotiation in the way I think you are (by the values passed to the server in the 'Accept' HTTP header) and not by getting the value of the 'User-Agent' HTTP header, then I'm all for it. One of my recent thoughts was to check if the UA had 'text/xml' or