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Need help with OS detection.
I have a page with a script that works only in IE and as I heard from
feedbacks it doesn't run under IE on Mac.
I have browser type redirect script for that page that seems to be
working fine except it doesn't detect the OS ( IE on Mac just gives
blank page). Can someone add to the code that I would give me one page
for IE on Windows and another one for all others?
bName = navigator.appName;

bVer = parseInt(navigator.appVersion);

if (bName == "Microsoft Internet Explorer") ver = "e4";

else ver = "n2";
if (ver == "e4"){


if(ver == "n2")

Jul 23 '05 #1
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On 22 Dec 2004 12:23:22 -0800, lazlo <no****@kentdesign1.com> wrote:

I have a page with a script that works only in IE and as I heard from
feedbacks it doesn't run under IE on Mac.
I doubt it will work with any browser other than IE/Win. The sensible
thing to do is author for the Web, not IE.
I have browser type redirect script for that page that seems to be
working fine

Seems to, yes. Browser detection is unreliable. See
It focuses on detection for the purposes of script execution (for obvious
reasons), but it's still applicable.



Michael Winter
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Jul 23 '05 #2

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