[Dancer-users] Browser String not available when run with plackup

David Precious davidp at preshweb.co.uk
Wed Jul 20 15:27:16 CEST 2011

On Wednesday 20 July 2011 14:06:12 Gurunandan Bhat wrote:
> Thanks David.  *request->user_agent* works in both cases (with Dancer's
> backend as well as with plackup).

Good stuff, glad to hear it :)

> Would appreciate understanding why using %ENV for this is not a good idea.

Well, for one reason, it doesn't always work ;)

Dancer gets the request via PSGI and makes stuff available to you through the 
DSL cleanly and safely; when you're poking around in %ENV directly, you're 
"going behind Dancer's back", so it can't help you there.

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