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

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@annevk.nl>
Date: Thu, 18 Jun 2015 07:23:36 +0200
Message-ID: <CADnb78gLyd_wnRK+T=HoPRYNfjCeMemTO_JzXz0mrRf5BptNow@mail.gmail.com>
To: Benjamin Francis <bfrancis@mozilla.com>
Cc: Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>, WHAT Working Group <whatwg@lists.whatwg.org>
On Wed, Jun 17, 2015 at 9:42 PM, Benjamin Francis <bfrancis@mozilla.com> wrote:
> It makes sense to me, an image element can have a src attribute of
> "image.jpg" and have a mask set to "mask.svg" in the mask CSS property.
> The equivalents here are the href attribute and the mask attribute, It's
> just that in your case you want to specify a solid colour to mask instead
> of an image, so you would omit the href attribute.
> That said, I'm not opposed to the creation of a new link relation with
> option A.2 if that's what people would prefer.

Not giving <link> another way to fetch resources seems preferable.
Might get tricky with error/load events and future fetching APIs

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