Thu Jul 13 17:09:28 PDT 2000
begin Heather quotation:
>> It was my understanding from readings at the time that that format
>> _would_ be universally valid as a favicon.ico file. I have no idea
>> if this is true, for lack of access to legacy Win32 machines. If
>> someone could verify that, it would be useful.
> Stuff and nonsense, Tucows and Winfiles.Com have scads of legacy toys.
> Just 'cuz you ain't gonna use their OS doesn't mean you can't use the
> resulting net of files.
If I read your suggestion correctly, using those files would require
that I set up a Win32 subsystem on one of my machines. (I might be
able to do some work from DOS floppies, but can't do much without FAT
partitions, of which I have none.) That's _quite a bit_ too much
trouble just to work on a favicon.ico file. I definitely do not have
that much interest.
On the other hand, if someone else has the necessary tools handy and
wants to check for me, I'd be obliged.
> Didja know there's an MSwin plus pack theme to K desktop theme converter?
> Ok, now I have to laugh ;) In our context microsnoot's ICOs are much
> freer than Unisys' entangled GIFs.
Whatever. I could not possibly care less. The point is that my _time_
and systems are not.
(And, no, I do not agree, in as much as I consider Unisys's patent claim
legally suspect. Very.)
Cheers, Right to keep and bear
Rick Moen Haiku shall not be abridged
rick (at) linuxmafia.com Or denied. So there.
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