Microsoft’s Spartan browser uses the Chrome UA string


Neowin recently reported that Microsoft’s new browser for Windows 10, Spartan, uses the Chrome UA string, “Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 10.0; WOW64) AppleWebKit/537.36 (KHTML, like Gecko) Chrome/39.0.2171.71 Safari/537.36 Edge/12.0″. That is done on purpose. You’ll also notice that the entire string ends with “Edge/12.0″, which Chrome does not. What is User Agent sniffing? Often, web developers will UA sniffing for browser…

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