New Stuff: It's been a very long time since the last update. Imagine our surprise (and delight) when we had to add 4 new browsers at this update.
Frankly, it seemed pretty pointless just updating the version numbers of chrome and FF and Opera which is what has mostly happened over the last couple of years. Most are just UI stuff (OK it's still innovation) on top of Webkit.
This is not a bug in Gestalt -- it is a documented limitation.
Use NSProcess Info's operating System Version property to get correct system version number.
Browser IDs, more correctly User Agent IDs, appear, among other places, as the environmental variable HTTP_USER_AGENT in Apache.
You need this information to make the fewest checks possible for the browser environment or to optimise the display or ... And if you want to check your browser string use our cheap trick page.
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