Open Bug 1185705 Opened 5 years ago Updated 9 months ago

Use HTTP Link header (RFC 5988) to show tab favicon

Categories

(Firefox :: Tabbed Browser, enhancement)

enhancement
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UNCONFIRMED

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(Reporter: pmoleri, Unassigned)

Details

User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 6.3; WOW64; rv:41.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/41.0
Build ID: 20150716004006

Steps to reproduce:

1. Go to a pdf file URL



Actual results:

2. Server responds with the link attribute set:
Link: </app/static/Resources/favicon.ico>; rel="icon"
3. Tab shows the server's default favicon (/favicon.ico)


Expected results:

It was expected to see the tab icon set in the Link header.
Based on RFC 5988 https://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc5988
And the IANA link-relation database:
http://www.iana.org/assignments/link-relations/link-relations.xml
See also bug 748294.
Severity: normal → enhancement
Component: Untriaged → Tabbed Browser
OS: Unspecified → All
Hardware: Unspecified → All
Summary: Use HTTP Link header (RFC 5988) to show tab icon → Use HTTP Link header (RFC 5988) to show tab favicon
Version: 41 Branch → Trunk
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