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

From: Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>
Date: Fri, 26 Jun 2015 00:35:06 -0700
Message-id: <13E71F13-DAD9-446D-80D6-D5DCD7B357CB@apple.com>
To: Kevin Marks <kevinmarks@gmail.com>
Cc: WHAT working group <whatwg@lists.whatwg.org>, Benjamin Francis <bfrancis@mozilla.com>, "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>

We're considering supporting SVG in the places in the UI where we render the icon in full color. Nothing to announce currently.

 - Maciej

> On Jun 24, 2015, at 8:33 PM, Kevin Marks <kevinmarks@gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> 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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