On Thu, Mar 25, 2004 at 09:32:35PM -0600, Jeff Hinrichs typed:
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> Sent: Thursday, March 25, 2004 12:59 PM
> Subject: Why does favicon.ico show as error in apache log
> > I do not use this favicon.ico file in my web site, But an small
> > number of the visitors for some reason try to get this file which is
> > not there. This is reported as file error in the analog apache log
> > reports. Can someone explain why some visitor browsers try to get
> > this file, and what I can do to fix this?
> There is no fix per se.  People using IE are viewing your page.  IE by
> default, looks for a favicon.ico file in the root of the web.  If it finds
> one, it displays it next to the URL in the address field.
> If you don't like the error, then create a cool icon and place it in your
> directory.  For more specifics, google is your friend.

Or link favicon.ico to /dev/urandom to annoy IE users ;-)
Just kidding.

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