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Re: favicon.ico vs <link> - add link type for shortcut icon?

From: Robin Lionheart <w3c-ml@robinlionheart.com>
Date: Fri, 27 Jun 2003 12:27:25 -0400
Message-ID: <01ab01c33cc9$05e4a730$117de518@prolog021503my>
To: <www-html@w3.org>

Brian Bober wrote:
:: This is obviously an old issue, but couldn't we add
:: "shortcut icon" or just "icon" and "shorcut" meaning the same thing (and
:: working if placed together) into
:: http://www.w3.org/TR/html401/types.html#type-links?

rel="shortcut icon" defines two relationships, 'shortcut' and 'icon'.

A definition of rel="icon" would suffice.

rel="shortcut" isn't an appropriate relationship between a document and an
icon, since "shortcut" is IE's synonym for "bookmark". Better to leave
"shortcut" undefined and ignored.
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