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Re: Desktop use of favicons for URI holders

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Thu, 01 Dec 2011 17:39:31 +0100
Message-ID: <4ED7ADC3.2060705@gmx.de>
To: Tim Berners-Lee <timbl@w3.org>
CC: TAG List <www-tag@w3.org>
On 2011-12-01 17:26, Tim Berners-Lee wrote:
>
> 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

That's the "icon" link relation, isn't it? 
<http://www.w3.org/TR/html5/links.html#rel-icon>

Best regards, Julian
Received on Thursday, 1 December 2011 16:40:13 GMT

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