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Re: [Call For Review] How to Add a Favicon to your Site

From: David Dorward <david@dorward.me.uk>
Date: Fri, 24 Mar 2006 07:54:05 +0000
To: www-qa@w3.org, "'public-evangelist@w3.org' w3. org" <public-evangelist@w3.org>
Message-Id: <1143186846.7507.11.camel@cyberman.dorward.me.uk>

On Fri, 2006-03-24 at 02:13 +0000, Patrick H. Lauke wrote:
> Also possibly worth mentioning the "shortcut icon" rel attribute which 
> many people wrongly use.

What is wrong about it?

Documentation from they-who-invented-the-thing recommends that
technique:
http://msdn.microsoft.com/workshop/Author/dhtml/howto/ShortcutIcon.asp

It is an icon link, and it is a shortcut link. Presumably this would
allow for other types of links to icons for particular purposes in
future. rel="next icon" could provide an icon to display next to the
"Next" link on a toolbar such as
http://www.christophm.de/software/firefox/cmSiteNavigation/

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David Dorward                           <http://dorward.me.uk/>
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