Dear JQuery Technical Expert,
I am Shifeng Li in Austin. I would like to ask about JQuery.org product release plan to support the new IE 11 browser User Agent string.
The IE 11 browser has changed the User Agent String to “Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 6.3; Trident/7.0; rv 11.0) like Gecko”.
As we can see, the IE 11 browser User Agent String no longer contains the “MSIE”, plus the browser version is now separated away
from “MSIE”, but defined as “rv 11.0”.
In many current JQuery plug-ins/libraries, the IE browser information is being retrieved by using
the navigator.userAgent to get the user agent string, then applying regular expression match on “msie”,
or by using $.browser.msie and $.browser.version to detect IE browser information in older 1.8 JQuery.
So, would like to know if JQuery.org will soon release the new plug-ins and libraries to support the IE browser
and version detection that can support IE 11 and older IE versions.
Thanks in advance for your information.