[drupal-devel] ShortStat for Drupal

Steven Wittens steven at acko.net
Wed Jan 19 02:29:57 UTC 2005

Chris Messina wrote:

>Wow, I didn't realize that we don't do browser detection (I haven't
>done much with watchdog yet). That kind of information is key in
>designing your site... Why spend time working on IE5/Mac bugs when
>less than 0.2% of your users use it? How else would you know that
>unless you track that info?!
>Anyway, Dries is in charge of this, is he not? How can we see some
>action on this?
The maintainers.txt file says:

M: Jeremy Andrews <jeremy at kerneltrap.com>
S: maintained

Though I'm not sure if Jeremy is still actively adding features to 

Implementing stuff like browser detection can be annoying, as you need 
to keep its database up to date to the latest browser releases. The best 
solution would be to find a good reference set that is easy to import 
and kept up-to-date. Though I agree with Moshe that Drupal's stats 
module should mainly be for Drupal-related stats. Webalizer tells me the 

Steven Wittens

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