[whatwg] <link rel=icon width=

Aaron Boodman aa at google.com
Sun May 4 17:23:55 PDT 2008

On Sat, May 3, 2008 at 5:38 PM, Ernest Cline <ernestcline at mindspring.com> wrote:
> Perhaps, but it means adding attributes to <link> elements that will only be needed for a single link type.  If the use case for these attributes is strong enough to add special purpose attributes for use with only <link rel=icon> then I dare say that it is strong enough to have a special purpose <icon> element so as to keep user agents from having to deal with nonsense such as <link rel=stylesheet height=32 width=32>

Can't that happen anyway? For example, <link rel="stylesheet
icon16x16"> is just as nonsensical.

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