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Revision 165009 of Browser Feature Detection

  • Revision slug: Browser_Feature_Detection
  • Revision title: Browser Feature Detection
  • Revision id: 165009
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Summary: An experimental approach to discovering degree of support for Standards Many people recommend using the existence of specific properties or methods in a browser's DOM to detect the browser type and whether it supports a given operation. This test takes that idea to the extreme and tests a large number of properties and methods to determine the level of support a browser has for particular standards and reports a rating as the percentage of names the browser defines.

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  • Author(s): (Unknown)
  • Last Updated Date: Updated March 16, 2003
  • Copyright Information: Copyright © 2001-2003 Netscape.
  • Note: This reprinted article was originally part of the DevEdge site.

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<p><span class="comment">Summary: An experimental approach to discovering degree of support for Standards</span>
Many people recommend using the existence of specific properties or methods in a browser's DOM to detect the browser type and whether it supports a given operation. This test takes that idea to the extreme and tests a large number of properties and methods to determine the level of support a browser has for particular standards and reports a rating as the percentage of names the browser defines.
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<h3 name="Original_Document_Information"> Original Document Information </h3>
<ul><li> Author(s): (Unknown)
</li><li> Last Updated Date: Updated March 16, 2003
</li><li> Copyright Information: Copyright © 2001-2003 Netscape.
</li><li> Note: This reprinted article was originally part of the DevEdge site.
</li></ul>
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