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Re: [whatwg] A mask="" advisory flag for <link rel=icon>

From: Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>
Date: Wed, 17 Jun 2015 15:32:38 -0700
Message-id: <08222953-B300-4BB7-89A6-D898DDF1E974@apple.com>
To: Benjamin Francis <bfrancis@mozilla.com>, Kornel LesiƄski <kornel@geekhood.net>
Cc: WHAT Working Group <whatwg@lists.whatwg.org>

>> Out of curiosity, I understand that flat design is fashionable right now
>> and you might want single colour icons to represent web sites in Safari,
>> but what is your fallback for the billion or so web sites which currently
>> only provide a multi-coloured icon? I assume you just display the icon they
>> provide?
> Details of the UI of the pinned tabs feature are a bit out of scope for this mailing list, but since it might provide useful context to people, here are some facts:
> - We sometimes display the mask icon in the specified color, and sometimes in a medium grey.
> - We

I meant to say - If no mask icon is provided, we will fall back to a monochrome monogram for the site rather than the full-color icon, in the context where mask icons are currently used.

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