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Changes to browser plugin detection in non-IE browsers #857

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Anthon Pang Anonymous Piwik user Matthieu Aubry
Anthon Pang
Collaborator

Currently detected:

  • "cookie"
  • Pdf
  • Flash
  • Windows Media Player
  • Shockwave Director
  • Real Player

Add:

  • Silverlight
  • Google Gears

Remove:

  • "cookie"

Notes:

  • Adobe AIR (may not be possible to detect/distinguish from Flash)
  • QuickTime (removed in 0.2.35)
  • Java (removed in 0.4)

See also #852.

Anonymous Piwik user

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Java and Quicktime has been removed? Please add it back.

Matthieu Aubry
Owner

why do we remove Cookie detection? This is useful if the number we currently detect is accurate.

Java - Refs #744

Quicktime - refs #683

Anthon Pang
Collaborator

Because JavaScript cookie support isn't a plugin...

WRT QT, we could revert #683, given #852. If there's sufficient interest, we could also revert #744. But we should document the limitations of the plugin detection and rationale for doing so, so this isn't a FAQ.

Perhaps we should consider a public survey/poll?

Anthon Pang
Collaborator

(In [1313]) fixes #857 - add Silverlight and Google Gears detection; revert #744 & #683, restoring Java and Quicktime detection given #852. Kept "Cookie". AIR not detectable.

Anthon Pang
Collaborator

Also, JSLint'd to Edition 2009-07-18.

Anthon Pang robocoder added this to the Piwik 0.4.2 milestone
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