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

fantasai fantasai.lists at inkedblade.net
Fri May 2 00:15:04 PDT 2008

Maciej Stachowiak wrote:
> OK, I'm sure the last thing that is needed is more syntax suggestions, 
> but here's an alternate proposal with no new attributes, specify size 
> info as additional rel keywords:
> <link rel="icon scalable" type="application/svg" href="whatwg.svg">
> <link rel="icon 16x16 32x32" type="image/microsoft.vnd.icon" 
> href="whatwg.ico">
> <link rel="icon 16x16 32x32 64x64 128x128 256x256 512x512" 
> type="image/x-apple-icons" href="whatwg.icns">
> <link rel="icon 59x60" type="image/png" href="whatwg.png">
> This would however effectively define an open-ended set of rel values, 
> and also it is dubious whether a size can be considered a relationship.

I don't think it can. This seems pretty wrong to me: the right place for
this information would be, as Jeff Walden said, in the 'type' attribute.


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