Thu Jul 13 21:40:28 PDT 2000
I checked from work, it did not do so, only showed the generic E page in the
icon bars. I went and verified some websites that had favicon's and saw it
On Thu, 13 Jul 2000, Rick Moen wrote:
> begin Heather quotation:
> > Well, now that you've got my curiosity up, I'll see if there isn't an
> > MSwin .ico plug-in for the Gimp. Or some other tool for the beasties.
> -=More immediately useful=- would be for someone with MSIE 5.0/5.5 to
> report back on whether my current favicon.ico "works" in the sense
> contemplated. If so, my interest in the matter ends there, as I have no
> reason to care about legacy Microsoft "icon" files of any sort,
> >> (And, no, I do not agree, in as much as I consider Unisys's patent
> >> claim legally suspect. Very.)
> > My point was that MS has not tried to do anything as stupid as to
> > claim their .ico stuff is a critical patent and then try to visit
> > smallfry with legalese about messing with it.
> _My_ point was that the file mentioned was, according to the information
> on hand at the time, a simple and effective way of ensuring that MSIE
> 5.x users got the desired image shown on the listing for my Web/ftp site
> -- one that occupied just about 10)% of the time and effort I felt the
> matter warranted.
> This reply message raises that expenditure to about 110%. You perhaps
> understand my point.
> Meaning no offence, but -- AGAIN; TO REPEAT -- if someone wants to
> verify that my current favicon.ico "works", using suitable software that
> I have no earthly intention of foisting on otherwise useful computers,
> myself, I will be much obliged. Failing that, if someone will be
> willing to create from it a file that qualifies, I would likewise be
> Otherwise, I have ZERO interest in the internals of Microsoft-specific
> graphics formats -- or related side-discussions. NADA. Rein du tout.
> Got it?
> 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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