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Tech198

macrumors G5
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Mar 21, 2011
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Apple stated at the keynote that "Safari on the iPad is a full browser"

If this is the case, why do servers detect in the User Agent field, as a Mobile browser (which often directs you to a mobile version of the site your visiting).

Therefore, its not full Safari, otherwise it wouldn't do this, and behave exactly as the Mac version does
 

SilentPanda

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Oct 8, 2002
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It's up to the web site developer as to what content to offer different browser agents strings. It's not up to Apple. Apple is just stating that they offer the same functionality of a desktop browser should a web site choose to utilize it.
 
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Ashwood11

macrumors 65816
Nov 10, 2010
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Many web sites have a link that allows you to choose either a mobile or desktop version of their site.
 
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