[webkit-dev] Support for multiple favicons?

Adam Barth abarth at webkit.org
Thu Jun 30 11:51:33 PDT 2011

Improving our support for favicons to better match HTML5 sounds like a
good idea.  I'd recommend filing a bug and uploading a patch.  :)


On Thu, Jun 30, 2011 at 11:39 AM, Rachel Blum <groby at chromium.org> wrote:
> Hi there!
> I'm currently working on Chromium's new tab page, which amongst other things
> requires page favicons in different sizes than 16x16. And while the WhatWG
> spec supports multiple <link rel="icon"...> elements, webkit is currently
> set to a fixed 3. (TypeFavicon, TypeTouch, TypeTouchPrecomposed).
> As far as I can tell, multiple link elements usually result in the first one
> winning, unless the second one specifies a MIME type (Document::setIconURL),
> but WebKit does not currently keep a list of all icon elements.
> Are there any plans to keep said list? Is anybody working on something like
> this?
> Thanks for your help,
>   Rachel
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