[rfk-dev] rfk favicon

Peter A. Peterson II pedro@tastytronic.net
Thu, 21 Feb 2002 01:08:35 -0600

Quoting Neale Pickett:
> > Just rename it! It's great! favicon.png becomes favicon.ico
> You're serving up a PNG file with a content-type of text/plain and a
> .ico extension.  So you're basically relying on magic in the browser.
> You should at least fix the content-type, but IE is notorious for
> ignoring content-type altogether and looking at the extension (or file
> magic).  Does your little trick work with IE?  I don't have a winderz
> box nearby to try it out.

Ah ha. You're a smart guy. It *doesn't* work in IE 5, and I haven't
installed IE 6 yet to try it. Where would I change the content type
stuff, and what should it be changed to?