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Re: src attribute of IFRAME and FRAME

From: Jonas Jørgensen <jonasj@jonasj.dk>
Date: Wed, 05 Dec 2001 22:44:12 +0100
Message-ID: <3C0E952C.4010708@jonasj.dk>
To: www-html@w3.org, www-dom@w3.org
Cc: Brian Bober <netdemonz@yahoo.com>
Vadim Plessky wrote:

> On Monday 03 December 2001 04:38, Brian Bober wrote:
> |   HTML and DOM stickers:
> |
> |   Please CC me on any replies.
> |
> [...]
> |
> |   2) favicon.ico
> |
> |   Please say something about favicon - like the favicon.ico method is
> |   against the standard. Mozilla is adding support for it and is also going
> |   to try to move people over to the <link rel="icon"> method with
> |   evangelism allowing any image format (including .ico). Favicon creates
> |   unnecessary spam in server logs.
> |
> 
> 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)
> 
> As about server logs - you can store data in database (and auto-exclude hits 
> for FavIcon) or do not look at server logs at all.


For user experience, the <link> method is good enough. No need to spam 
all servers with favicon.ico requests.

/Jonas
Received on Wednesday, 5 December 2001 16:44:16 GMT

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