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Re: Bug with Apple Touch Icons

From: Michael[tm] Smith <mike@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 29 Dec 2016 19:55:59 +0900
To: Jeremy Fifield <jeremyfifield@yahoo.com>
Cc: www-validator@w3.org
Message-ID: <20161229105559.qhba6t6ahoz2sdeq@sideshowbarker.net>
Jeremy Fifield <jeremyfifield@yahoo.com>, 2016-12-29 07:21 +0000:
> Archived-At: <http://www.w3.org/mid/877262324.2921157.1482996108896@mail.yahoo.com>
> Hello,
> When adding the precomposed keyword to the Apple touch icons, the
> validator at http://validator.w3.org/nu/ returns an error. This has only
> been happening in the last couple days; is this a bug in the validator?
> This is the code I was using:
> <link rel="apple-touch-icon-precomposed" sizes="180x180" href="apple-touch-icon-180x180-precomposed.png">
> Any help would be appreciated.

I made a change to the checker recently to bring it in conformance with the
requirements in the HTML spec, which specify that the `sizes` attribute must not
be used unless `rel` has either `icon` or `apple-touch-icon` as its value.


Michael[tm] Smith https://people.w3.org/mike

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