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Re: [link draft] Changing the model for links

From: Eran Hammer-Lahav <eran@hueniverse.com>
Date: Wed, 8 Apr 2009 14:10:04 -0700
To: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
CC: Phil Archer <phil@philarcher.org>, Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>, Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>, HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <C60260BC.15C1D%eran@hueniverse.com>
So what do browsers do about alternate stylesheet?

EHL


On 4/8/09 2:04 PM, "Ian Hickson" <ian@hixie.ch> wrote:

> On Wed, 8 Apr 2009, Eran Hammer-Lahav wrote:
>> 
>> But this is a different issue. UA applications use this as an include
>> directive, which makes the order matter. The question is, what do
>> browsers do with links with rel='stylesheet' and other values they do
>> not understand?
> 
> They use the style sheet.
> 
> A page with, say, <link rel="icon stylesheet" href=...> will use ... as
> a stylesheet and a favicon. I don't guarantee that every browser will do
> this for every combination of rel types, because this is an area where
> bugs are common and testing defficient. But for 'stylesheet' it is pretty
> widely implemented correctly, I believe.
> 
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