History of the browser user-agent string

  By Thom Holwerda - Posted on 2018-03-06 00:17:05 UTC at http://OSNews.com

In the beginning there was NCSA Mosaic, and Mosaic called itself NCSA_Mosaic/2.0 (Windows 3.1), and Mosaic displayed pictures along with text, and there was much rejoicing [https://webaim.org/blog/user-agent-string-history/].

I've always wondered why every user agent string starts with Mozilla, and now I know. Fun read, too.

Original story page here.

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