Re: Can the favicon extension be added to the default build of epiphany?

On Fri, 2006-03-10 at 00:37 -0500, Adam Hooper wrote:
> On Thu, 2006-03-09 at 19:45 -0900, Dan Freckleton wrote:
> > What's wrong with supporting the standard implementation of favicon.ico
> > exactly? For what reason is epiphany limited to only displaying 1 out of
> > every 5 of them?
> It produces huge quantities of spurious file requests, which sucks for
> the website host. Admittedly, it's more of a cosmetic issue, since it
> can be worked around. But it's freakin' annoying to see thousands of 404
> errors in your server logs because people tried to access sites you
> never provided a link to.
> Adam

Stupid browsers look for the favicon file every time a page is
refreshed. Isn't it possible to check the HTML for a favicon link, if it
doesn't exist, query the favicon file once for a domain, and cache the
result of that?

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