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Re: Favicon for w3.org

From: Ian B. Jacobs <ij@w3.org>
Date: Mon, 13 Sep 2004 21:50:16 -0500
To: Erdroh Moshan <erdroh@gmx.de>
Cc: site-comments@w3.org
Message-Id: <1095130216.3432.147.camel@seabright>
Hello Erdoh,

Thank you for taking the time to write and to submit an
icon. For the moment, W3C has chosen not to make available
a favicon for the (general) site. There are some architectural
issues [1] that are being discussed by the W3C Technical
Architecture Group that may lead to a better solution for
providing metadata such as an icon. For the moment, we are
simply "on hold" waiting for more input from the TAG.

Thank you,

 _ Ian

[1] http://www.w3.org/2001/tag/issues.html?type=1#siteData-36

On Mon, 2004-09-13 at 06:00, Erdroh Moshan wrote:
> I noticed, that w3.org has no favicon, when i looked at my feed aggregator. 
> Only 3 sites had no one. Two of them where nearly death since a year and the 
> last one was w3.org.
> It is a good way to find a site in the bookmarks or in a feed list without 
> reading the whole titles.
> The majority of browsers supports this and try to get an icon 
> from /favicon.ico on every subdomain they visits. I think about something 
> everybody connects with your site - the w3c logo you see on every site. I 
> send a possible favicon with this mail, but as I am not a graphic artist 
> somebody out there maybe can make a better one.
Ian Jacobs (ij@w3.org)   http://www.w3.org/People/Jacobs
Tel:                     +1 718 260-9447

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