[Foundation-l] Code detecting bots?

Brion Vibber brion at wikimedia.org
Fri Aug 3 01:22:15 UTC 2007

Thomas Dalton wrote:
>> Does the bot/script detect things like say, .php download pages that
>> automatically download a .exe file upon loading?
> I doubt it, but no decent browser would fool for that without giving
> the user a pretty big warning.

Just the same warning you get when you click a link that ends in .exe.

-- brion vibber (brion @ wikimedia.org)

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