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

From: Kevin Marks <kevinmarks@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 24 Jun 2015 20:33:14 -0700
Message-ID: <CAD6ztsraxCO=F3PJGRpEn6EGaaf8U1p-iESRh6PB7pfxb=-T2g@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Cc: WHAT working group <whatwg@lists.whatwg.org>, Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>, Benjamin Francis <bfrancis@mozilla.com>
Does this mean we can now have rel=icon with SVG instead of providing a
bitmap for every iOS device specifically (when we add to homepage)? Do
chrome and  Firefox support SVG icon images?
On 24 Jun 2015 2:40 pm, "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com> wrote:

> On Wed, Jun 24, 2015 at 2:36 PM, Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com> wrote:
> > To close the loop on this, we will change to <link rel="mask-icon"
> href="whatever.svg" color="#aabbcc">. We like the idea of determining the
> color from the SVG, but we won't be able to implement in time for this
> cycle, and having an explicit color override seems useful. So for now we'll
> implement explicit color and we'll consider automatic color picking based
> on the SVG as a fallback when the color is missing as a future extension.
> >
> > Please let me know if anyone disagrees with this approach.
>
> Sounds acceptable to me.  What's the grammar of color=''?  Just hex,
> or full CSS <color>?  (Either is fine with me.)
>
> ~TJ
>
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