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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 09:41:53 +0000
To: www-qa@w3.org, public-evangelist@w3.org
Message-ID: <20060324094153.GA25575@us-lot.org>

On Fri, Mar 24, 2006 at 09:33:58AM -0000, Patrick Lauke wrote:
> So disregard my statement about "wrong" (although, turning the
> above argument around, calling an image a "shortcut" seems a bit
> of a stretch - to be pedantic, wouldn't the icon be a visual
> representation associated with a shortcut, and not a shortcut
> in its own right? 

Oh yes, this is the typical kind of bad naming choice that tends to
happen when indivdual vendors just go ahead and implement something
because it seems like a good idea rather then getting the design peer
reviewed first. Google and rel="nofollow" is another example (not only
does it not describe a relationship at all, but it means "DO Follow,
but don't consider this link to be an endorsement of the resource").

David Dorward                                      http://dorward.me.uk
Received on Friday, 24 March 2006 09:42:00 UTC

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