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

timeless timeless at gmail.com
Wed Apr 30 02:08:41 PDT 2008

On Wed, Apr 30, 2008 at 8:33 AM, Michael(tm) Smith <mike at w3.org> wrote:
>  I notice the docs for the "icons" param of the Gears createShortcut()
>  method describe four discrete sizes that all have the same height
>  and width ("An object containing one or more of these named
>  properties: 128x128, 48x48, 32x32, 16x16...").
>  So do UAs expect link at rel=icon icons to always have the same
>  height and width, and if so should the HTML5 spec make it clear
>  that their height and width should be the same?

i have an icons collection from when microb team did favicon work and
i distinctly recall one of the icons as being non square :)


a quick recheck shows it's the only one. it's 50x51, which always
struck me as odd.

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