[linux-elitists] Re: Repulsive Windows Web Icons
Karsten M. Self
Tue May 8 10:30:10 PDT 2001
on Tue, May 08, 2001 at 06:14:40PM +0100, Martin Ling (firstname.lastname@example.org) wrote:
> On Tue, May 08, 2001 at 10:07:17AM -0700, Dan Wilder wrote:
> > So that's all one of those little #$@! is? A 16x16 BMP? Anybody
> > have one around they're willing to try reading into a BMP-editor?
> IIRC (having had to deal with this silliness before), the original .ico
> format (pre-Windows 95) was not BMP - but from 95 onwards it would read
> any (FSVO) natively supported image type, at any size, and scale it to
> 16x16. Setting the icon for image/* types to '%1' to get thumbnails was
> one of the few useful interface hacks. It was later innovated, of course...
> ln -s favicon.png favicon.ico ...
How about exploiting some of the image-file description buffer-overflow
hacks mentioned in recent weeks?
Karsten M. Self <email@example.com> http://kmself.home.netcom.com/
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