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Re: [CSS4-UI] Fwd: Would be cool with support to use standard icons from the platform

From: James May <css@fowlsmurf.net>
Date: Wed, 28 Sep 2011 10:47:25 +1000
Message-ID: <CABY6sLgHAHR4_ieO5RTyEKug7H2a_n_WPo73odOvOsK0HcJgPg@mail.gmail.com>
To: Tantek Çelik <tantek@cs.stanford.edu>
Cc: www-style@w3.org
Hi,

This has been discussed previously as the "icon" uri scheme. I'm not
sure if there are any implementations. (Gecko has moz-icon://, but I
don't think that it is exposed to web content any longer.)

http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-webapps/2010JanMar/0255.html

Regards

On 28 September 2011 03:27, Tantek Çelik <tantek@cs.stanford.edu> wrote:
> Forwarding to www-style for consideration/discussion. -t
>
> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> From: Tantek Çelik <tantek@cs.stanford.edu>
> Date: Thu, Sep 22, 2011 at 08:24
> Subject: Re: Would be cool with support to use standard icons from the platform
>
> This is a very interesting suggestion.
>
> Fred, could you resend it to the www-style mailing list:
>
> www-style@w3.org
>
> so that we can publicly archive it and follow-up there?
>
> Feel free to CC me as well.
>
> Thanks!
>
> Tantek
>
> On Thu, Sep 22, 2011 at 06:25, Fred . <eldmannen@gmail.com> wrote:
>> All operating systems / desktop environments come with a set of standard icons.
>> Such as New, Open, Save, Save All, Print, Cut, Copy, Paste, Undo,
>> Redo, Search, Help, etc.
>>
>> It would be cool if these icons were reachable from CSS.
>> Then web apps could use system icons, and it would be cross-platform
>> and have native look.
>>
>> Example:
>> #save {appearance: button; icon: save}
>>
>
>
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