[thelist] favicon weirdness

Peter-Paul Koch gassinaumasis at hotmail.com
Sun Jul 20 13:15:04 CDT 2003

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> > From: Peter-Paul Koch
> >
> > To the http://www.tajdentalcosmetics.com/ (otherwise
> > very much under construction) we added a favicon.ico
> >
> > Displays fine in Moz 1.3 and Op 7.10, but, weirdly, not
> > in (my) IE6. I thought Microsoft invented this and I
> > was quite certain it'd work in Explorer.
> >
> > Anyone know what's going on?
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>it works fine for me.  probably what's tripping you up is that moz displays
>the favicon whenever you visit the site, regardless of whether the site is
>in your favorites or not.  ie, on the other hand, only displays it if 
>added the site to your favorites, created a shortcut to the page on your
>desktop, etc.

Thanks, that's it. Moz and Op show the icon in the location bar itself, 
while IE doesn't. That's what confused me. But it shows up in the bookmarks 
all right.

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