[whatwg] Canonical Image and Color

Tab Atkins Jr. jackalmage at gmail.com
Mon Feb 11 14:41:09 PST 2013

On Mon, Feb 11, 2013 at 2:33 PM, Brian Blakely <anewpage.media at gmail.com> wrote:
> * Proposal
> Meta elements for defining a canonical image and color to be associated
> with the page(s) in which they are included.  This is intended for use by
> user agents and third-party applications (such as social networks),
> referred to collectively as "parsers" in this document.  It is inspired by
> Microsoft's recent work in site pinning and Apple's "standalone" webapp
> implementation in iOS Safari.

Can you elaborate?  I have no idea what UAs and third-party apps would
do with a "canonical image" or "canonical color".


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