[ltp] The server has moved

Rob Mayoff linux-thinkpad@www.bm-soft.com
27 Jan 2001 14:02:27 -0600

> But can anybody shed some light on this magic 'favicon' thing? I
> constantly see errors in my webserver logfiles with arbitrarily
> constructed 'favicon' URLs. None of my html pages contain any references
> to it, obviously it doesn't exist on my server either.

You should be happy to see those errors.  It means people are
bookmarking your pages.  When you bookmark a page in IE, IE requests
favicon.ico from the server.  If the server has a favicon.ico, IE uses
it as the icon for that page in the bookmark list.

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