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Re: Desktop use of favicons for URI holders

From: Nathan <nathan@webr3.org>
Date: Thu, 01 Dec 2011 17:09:18 +0000
Message-ID: <4ED7B4BE.1050708@webr3.org>
To: Tim Berners-Lee <timbl@w3.org>
CC: TAG List <www-tag@w3.org>
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.

Like <link rel="apple-touch-icon" sizes="114x114" href="... ?
Received on Thursday, 1 December 2011 17:10:05 GMT

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