[whatwg] <link rel=icon width="" height="">

Aaron Boodman aa at google.com
Tue Apr 29 19:05:14 PDT 2008

On Tue, Apr 29, 2008 at 6:52 PM, Ian Hickson <ian at hixie.ch> wrote:
> This is a proposal to add "height" and "width" attributes to <link>
> specifically for the case of rel=icon, so that authors can provide
> multiple icons and let the UA decide which to use based on their size
> (without having to download them all to find out which is best).
> Opinions?

+1 :)

FWIW, the reason we want this as opposed to just trying all the icons
is that we want to be able to render a confirmation UI that contains
the icon immediately, without having to wait for all the icons to

- a

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