At 9:43 AM +0100 6/9/2000, Toby Dickenson wrote:
>The user wont see error; just the default icon in the favorites menu.

You are correct. They don't see the error but it still produces a Zope error.

>  >Add this to the many reasons that I hate MIE!
>do you have a robots.txt, or are webcrawlers evil too? ;-)

This, on the other hand, does not product a Zope error, just is 
logged as a 404. It is also useful in keeping search engines away 
from certain areas of your site. The favicon.ico trick really has no 
use, no functionality, no deeming qualities. M$ also did it in a 
bitmap as opposed to a jpg/gif which makes it much bigger than it 
should be. It also tells the server that a user has bookmarked your 
site, which to some users might seem like yet another breach of 


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