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We have a volatile HTML specification (HTML 5 is whatever the cabal decides it is today) so that only the seriously resourced can keep up.Meaning Web Kit and Microsoft ('cos they'll always be there) with Mozilla becoming increasingly irrelevant (look at the stats).Right clicking a page gives no result, there is no top menu, plugins don't seem to work yet, some web sites cause problems, but it runs well enough for example to read Gmail or to post this message.

Then we got an email from Marc Gray who suggested that we use a simple regular expression and was even kind enough to supply it.

String from Peter Booth who tells us its still pretty quirky - thanks. Originally exclusive to Debian - now widely available and used on multiple distributions. Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US) Apple Web Kit/523.15 (KHTML, like Gecko, Safari/419.3) Arora/0.3 (Change: 287 c9dfb30) Explanation: Arora 0.3 on XP. Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux; en-US) Apple Web Kit/523.15 (KHTML, like Gecko, Safari/419.3) Arora/0.2 (Change: 0 ) Explanation: Arora 0.2 on kubuntu Hardy. Mozilla/5.0 (Macintosh; U; PPC Mac OS X; en-US; rv:1.0.1) Gecko/20021104 Chimera/0.6 Explanation: Chimera 0.6 on a MAC?? Next time you hear a giant sucking sound it may be this guy. X based browser for the Unix world - seems very old and not updated for some considerable time - this upgrade boasts HTML 3.2 compatability - which makes it as feature rich as MSIE 5 (just joking - honest). New Webkit based browser from that search company with the funny name and which generated a lot of 'end of the world as we know it' discussion when initially released. Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 10.0; Win64; x64) Apple Web Kit/537.36 (KHTML, like Gecko) Chrome/65.0.3325.162 Safari/537.36 Explanation: Chrome 65.0.3325.162 on Windows 10. Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 10.0; Win64; x64) Apple Web Kit/537.36 (KHTML, like Gecko) Chrome/58.0.3029.41 Safari/537.36 Explanation: Chrome 58.0.3029.41 on Windows 10. Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 6.1; WOW64) Apple Web Kit/537.36 (KHTML, like Gecko) Chrome/46.0.2490.80 Safari/537.36 Explanation: Chrome 46.0.2490.80 on Windows 7. Mozilla/5.0 (Macintosh; Intel Mac OS X 10_10_5) Apple Web Kit/537.36 (KHTML, like Gecko) Chrome/44.0.2403.157 Safari/537.36 Explanation: Chrome 44.0.2403.157 on Mac OSX 10.10.5. Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 6.2; WOW64) Apple Web Kit/537.36 (KHTML, like Gecko) Chrome/43.0.2357.130 Safari/537.36 Explanation: Chrome 43.0.2357.130 on Windows 8. Mozilla/5.0 (X11; Linux x86_64) Apple Web Kit/537.36 (KHTML, like Gecko) Ubuntu Chromium/43.0.2357.81 Chrome/43.0.2357.81 Safari/537.36 Explanation: Chromium 43.0.2357.8 on Linux Mint. Mozilla/5.0 (Linux; Android 5.1; SHIELD Android TV Build/LMY47D) Apple Web Kit/537.36 (KHTML, like Gecko) Chrome/43.0.2357.93 Mobile Safari/537.36 Explanation: Chrome 43.0.2357.93 on an Nvidia shield TV (honest). Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 6.1; WOW64) Apple Web Kit/537.36 (KHTML, like Gecko) Chrome/43.0.2357.132 Safari/537.36 Explanation: Chrome 43.0.2357.132 on Windows 7. Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 6.3; WOW64) Apple Web Kit/537.36 (KHTML, like Gecko) Chrome/43.0.2357.124 Safari/537.36 Explanation: Chrome 43.0.2357.124 on Windows 8.1. Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 6.1; WOW64) Apple Web Kit/537.36 (KHTML, like Gecko) Chrome/43.0.2357.124 Safari/537.36 Explanation: Chrome 43.0.2357.124 on Windows 7. Mozilla/5.0 (Macintosh; Intel Mac OS X 10_10_2) Apple Web Kit/537.36 (KHTML, like Gecko) Chrome/43.0.2357.124 Safari/537.36 Explanation: Chrome 43.0.2357.124 on a Mac with OSX 10.10.2. Mozilla/5.0 (X11; Linux i686) Apple Web Kit/537.32 (KHTML, like Gecko) Chrome/27.0.1421.0 Safari/537.32 Explanation: Chrome 27.0.1421.0 on Linux Puppy 5.2x (Lucid Puppy 5.25). String from Raphael di Santo and Shelly Evans - Thanks.

amaya/6.2 libwww/5.3.1 Explanation: Amaya 6.2 (current version) on something? Amiga browser - or should we say - the Amiga browser (apparently not these guys have got choices including Aweb and i Browse). Amiga Voyager/3.4.4 (Morph OS/PPC native) Explanation: Amiga Voyager 3.4.4 on a Power PC? No link is provided since each distribution has its own version which is bundled with the release. Mozilla/2.0 compatible; Check&Get 1.14 (Windows NT) Explanation: Check&Get Version 1.14 on NT 4.0. Chimera/2.0alpha Explanation: Informative browser string. World still seems to be revolving last time we checked. Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 6.0; WOW64) Apple Web Kit/535.1 (KHTML, like Gecko) Chrome/14.0.835.126 Safari/535.1 Explanation: Google Chrome 14.0.835.126 on Windows Vista 64. Mozilla/5.0 (Macintosh; Intel Mac OS X 10_6_3) Apple Web Kit/535.1 (KHTML, like Gecko) Chrome/13.0.782.220 Safari/535.1 Explanation: Google Chrome 13.0.782.220 on i Thingy. Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 5.1) Apple Web Kit/535.1 (KHTML, like Gecko) Chrome/13.0.782.220 Safari/535.1 Explanation: Google Chrome 13.0.782.220 on Windows XP. Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 6.1; WOW64) Apple Web Kit/535.1 (KHTML, like Gecko) Chrome/13.0.782.215 Safari/535.1 Explanation: Google Chrome 13.0.782.215 on Windows 7. Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 6.1) Apple Web Kit/534.30 (KHTML, like Gecko) Chrome/12.0.742.60 Safari/534.30 Explanation: Google Chrome 12.0.742.60 on Windows 7. Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 5.1) Apple Web Kit/534.24 (KHTML, like Gecko) Chrome/11.0.696.71 Safari/534.24 Explanation: Google Chrome 11.0.696.71 on Windows XP. Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 6.0) Apple Web Kit/534.24 (KHTML, like Gecko) Chrome/11.0.696.60 Safari/534.24 Explanation: Google Chrome 11.0.696.60 on Windows Vista Ultimate. Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 5.1) Apple Web Kit/534.24 (KHTML, like Gecko) Chrome/11.0.696.57 Safari/534.24 Explanation: Google Chrome 11.0.696.57 on Windows XP. Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US) Apple Web Kit/534.16 (KHTML, like Gecko) Chrome/10.0.648.205 Safari/534.16 Explanation: Google Chrome 10.0.648.205 on Windows XP. Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 6.1; en-US) Apple Web Kit/534.16 (KHTML, like Gecko) Chrome/10.0.648.204 Safari/534.16 Explanation: Google Chrome 10.0.648.204 on Windows 7 running on Mac Book Air 13" runing Parallels virtual machine software - phew. Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 6.0; en-US) Apple Web Kit/534.16 (KHTML, like Gecko) Chrome/10.0.648.133 Safari/534.16 Explanation: Google Chrome 10.0.648.133 on Windows Vista (unlucky for some). Mozilla/5.0 (Macintosh; U; Intel Mac OS X 10_6_6; en-US) Apple Web Kit/534.16 (KHTML, like Gecko) Chrome/10.0.648.133 Safari/534.16 Explanation: Google Chrome 10.0.648.133 on Mac Book under X 10.6.6. Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US) Apple Web Kit/534.16 (KHTML, like Gecko) Chrome/10.0.648.127 Safari/534.16 Explanation: Google Chrome 10.0.648.127 on Fedora 14. Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US) Apple Web Kit/534.13 (KHTML, like Gecko) Chrome/9.0.597.98 Safari/534.13 Explanation: Google Chrome 9.0.597.98 on Windows XP. Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 6.1; en-US) Apple Web Kit/534.10 (KHTML, like Gecko) Chrome/8.0.552.237 Safari/534.10 Explanation: Google Chrome 8.0.552.237 on Windows Vista. Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US) Apple Web Kit/534.3 (KHTML, like Gecko) Chrome/6.0.472.63 Safari/534.3 Explanation: Google Chrome 6.0.472.63 on Windows XP. Mozilla/5.0 (Macintosh; U; Intel Mac OS X 10_6_4; en-US) Apple Web Kit/533.4 (KHTML, like Gecko) Chrome/5.0.375.127 Safari/533.4 Explanation: Google Chrome 5.0.375.127 on Mac OS X. Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 6.0; en-US) Apple Web Kit/533.4 (KHTML, like Gecko) Chrome/5.0.375.125 Safari/533.4 Explanation: Google Chrome 5.0.375.125 on Windows 7 (x64). Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 6.0; en-US) Apple Web Kit/533.4 (KHTML, like Gecko) Chrome/5.0.375.125 Safari/533.4 Explanation: Google Chrome 5.0.375.99 on Windows Vista Home Premium with SP1.

The big web sites (you know who we mean) are part of the HTML 5 cabal. And besides we are dyed-in-the-wool K-Meleon users so what do we know.

Automatic browser updates means they can reject not-the-very-latest-HTML5-flavor browsers re-inforcing the lock-in. Can Goanna (Palemoon) survive in this environment as a lone outpost? Department of useless stuff: Anyone know the difference between Open Mini and Mobile..it's not the beginning of a joke.

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