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Desktop use of favicons for URI holders

From: Tim Berners-Lee <timbl@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 1 Dec 2011 11:26:02 -0500
To: TAG List <www-tag@w3.org>
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So why, when I drag a URI from the browser bar onto the 'Desktop', doesn't the
desktop as icon use the favicon, or the favicon in a frame of some sort to warn that 
it is a URI not a file for security?)   Maybe it does with some desktop software.

Should we have a way of making a favicon for an individual web page with a typed link?

Same of course for phones.

Just a thought

Tim
Received on Thursday, 1 December 2011 16:26:06 GMT

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