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Re: Bug#173050: ITP: png2ico -- utility to convert PNG files to Windows icon resource files.

On Sat, 2002-12-14 at 14:17, David B Harris wrote:
> On Sat, 14 Dec 2002 15:04:55 -0500
> David B Harris <david@eelf.ddts.net> wrote:
> > > And forget the ico format altogether.
> Having more than one image in a single file, for the purposes of
> favicon.ico, is not a stupid idea. So if you really want to do things
> well, you're still stuck using Windows icon resource files.
> And who cares? It's a bloody file format, and it's well-understood.

The real problem with favicon.ico is that it's a broken way to handle
bookmark icons. Using <link> is more flexible, and defines a real
semantic relationship between the document and the icon.
Joe Wreschnig <piman@debian.org>

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