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Re: Bug#200163: ITP: png2ico -- command-line PNG to ICO converter

On Tue, Jul 08, 2003 at 11:50:23AM +0200, Lucas Moulin wrote:
> On sam, jui 05 20:45 
> martin f krafft <madduck@debian.org> wrote :
> [...]
> > Converts PNG files to Windows icon resource files. If you're looking
> > for a program to create a favicon.ico for your website, look no
> > further. If you need instructions or don't even know what a favicon
> > is, check out my short tutorial on how to create and install
> > a favicon.ico.
> AFAIK, you don't need any special program to make a favicon. Just create
> a 16x16 png picture and rename it to whatever you like, as long as you
> inform your web page with <link rel="shortcut icon" href="favicon.ico"
> />, it'll work.
> What kind of special operation does png2ico exactly ?

Converts it to kosher Windows icon format. Mozilla will support PNG
favicons, other browsers not necessarily. Windows icon format is the


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