[Development] Qt 6.5 Is Irrelevant for More than 95% of Mac Desktops

Thiago Macieira thiago.macieira at intel.com
Fri Dec 16 14:05:36 CET 2022

On Friday, 16 December 2022 09:41:11 -03 Kevin Kofler via Development wrote:
> And Google Analytics also reads the information from the user agent, so it
> is almost certainly affected by the same Safari "feature". And the WebKit
> "bug" (actually a "feature" request asking to introduce the incorrect
> version reporting, as a workaround for broken websites that apparently think
> any version number ≠ 10 is legacy MacOS ≤ 9) links to [this Firefox "bug"
> ("feature" request)](https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1679929)
> saying that Firefox now does the same for "security" reasons (smaller
> fingerprinting surface).

So we'll need yet another field in the UA... we still keep the "Mozilla/5.0" 
for compatibility with some 90s websites?

Reminds me of that purported reason why Microsoft skipped Windows 9, that 
unfortunately makes too much sense.

  if (winVerStr.startsWith("Win9"))
      return Windows95;

Thiago Macieira - thiago.macieira (AT) intel.com
  Cloud Software Architect - Intel DCAI Cloud Engineering

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