[conspire] We don't support Mozilla

Ross Bernheim rossbernheim at speakeasy.net
Sun Apr 24 16:52:41 PDT 2005

On Apr 24, 2005, at 4:28 PM, Rick Moen wrote:

>> Wells probably went through a lot of this earlier. They seem much 
>> better
>> now. One of the reasons that they check browsers is a security thing.
> Call me a cynic, but I interpret _that_ as a post-hoc excuse, rather
> than a reason.  As you say:
>> However, given how insecure Explorer has been, I question their
>> definition of security. :-)>
> Moreover, checking for 128-bit SSL support logically requires only,
> well, checking for 128-bit SSL support.  So, this is basically just a
> smokescreen best understood as "We simply decided to do Javascript
> vetting of a narrow list of pre-approved agent strings, but we know 
> that
> sounds stupid, so we're pretending this is a security precaution".
> Remember, it only has to sound plausible enough that Alice doesn't
> investigate.

I remember that book, "Alice in Blunderland".


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about God?" I responded, "Sure, what would you like to know?" 

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