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Re: src attribute of IFRAME and FRAME

From: Frank Tobin <ftobin@neverending.org>
Date: Wed, 5 Dec 2001 16:30:44 -0500 (EST)
To: www-html@w3.org
Message-ID: <20011205162706.K2785-100000@palanthas.neverending.org>
Vadim Plessky, at 23:19 -0000 on 2001-12-05, wrote:

> But at the same time favicon enhances user's browsing expereince.
> When you see favicon in bookmark or in location bar, you can understand
> better what is this site about (in case when icon is goog, of course)

Mozilla's support for <link rel="icon" /> is much nicer than favicon,
because it is page-specific, which is much better than favicon, which by
nature is domain-wide.  Bookmarks point to URL's, so the contents of
'that' URL should be the one specifying the icon, not some domain favicon,
which might be out of the control of the page author.

Frank Tobin		http://www.neverending.org/~ftobin/
Received on Wednesday, 5 December 2001 16:31:00 UTC

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