Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 6th Jan 2012 17:47 UTC
OSNews, Generic OSes Ah yes, why not? The last time we did this, it was March 2011, so it's been almost a year since we offered a little insight into what kind of operating systems and browsers you, dear readers, are using. Nothing particularly earth-shattering going on here.
Thread beginning with comment 502407
To read all comments associated with this story, please click here.
by chemical_scum on Fri 6th Jan 2012 18:22 UTC
Member since:

I assume Chromium usage is bundled with Chrome.

Reply Score: 2

RE: Chrome/Chromium
by galvanash on Sat 7th Jan 2012 05:26 in reply to "Chrome/Chromium"
galvanash Member since:

I assume Chromium usage is bundled with Chrome.

I don't know the details of how the UA strings are parsed by the tool they used, but as far as Chromium goes if it is a "vanilla" build it will be indistinguishable from Chrome - the UA strings are constructed identically.

However, Chromium is often packaged by 3rd parties and they do sometimes modified the UA string. Ubuntu for example adds a chromium specific identifier "Chromium/", which does not actually exist in vanilla builds. It still contains the "Chrome/" identifier though, which is what most UA detection routines would pick up on and identify it as Chrome.

I would say in all likelihood that yes, Chromium usage would be bundled with the Chrome numbers.

Reply Parent Score: 2