[Bug 5768] content sniffing should be allowed on link elements with a relationship type of icon


--- Comment #1 from Michael(tm) Smith <mike@w3.org>  2008-06-21 01:58:01 ---
(In reply to comment #0)
> The treatment of resources sourced from <link rel=icon> should probably same as
> though from an <img> element: http://www.w3.org/TR/html5/embedded0.html#the-img
> Philip Taylor did a bit of research on existing usage of content-types with
> favicons and found enough inconsistencies to warrant further study:
> http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-html/2008Jun/0242.html
> This issue was originally discussed in #whatwg:
> http://krijnhoetmer.nl/irc-logs/whatwg/20080618#l-40

It's not clear to me that this has been resolved to the satisfaction of the
submittor. Shawn, can you please respond to indicate if it has been or not?

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