Firefox has *long* had favicon bugs. The symptom (and possibly the
underlying cause) seems to change with every release, but there's
usually a problem with them somewhere.
On Sep 3, 4:46 pm, Walter Lee Davis <wa...@wdstudio.com> wrote:
> That's the odd thing. It was working, and now it's kinda working --
> you see the favicon for a fraction of a second, then it disappears and
> is replaced with the generic globe.
> On Sep 3, 2009, at 11:34 AM, Alex McAuley wrote:
> > I had a similar issue with caching once with firefox.. i had to
> > delete the
> > whole cache and it reverted the favicon back to the one i chose.
> > Alex Mcauley
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "Walter Lee Davis" <wa...@wdstudio.com>
> > To: <email@example.com>
> > Sent: Thursday, September 03, 2009 3:36 PM
> > Subject: [Proto-Scripty] Favicon disappearing in Firefox?
> >> I am seeing something on a site I'm developing that I've never seen
> >> before. The favicon appears briefly, then (watching in Firebug) the
> >> various Ajax requests run, and as soon as they do, the favicon
> >> disappears. Nothing in my Ajax callbacks is set to modify the head of
> >> the main page, they merely replace the content of certain DIVs on the
> >> page. I am using Firefox 2, my client is using Firefox 3.5 and sees
> >> the same thing.
> >> Safari shows the favicon just fine.
> >> I have the following line in the HEAD of the page:
> >> <link rel="shortcut icon" href="/favicon.ico" type="image/x-icon" />
> >> and the file is at the specified location.
> >> Does this ring any bells for anyone?
> >> Thanks in advance,
> >> Walter
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