[tech] [spec] On extending gemini

Oliver Simmons oliversimmo at gmail.com
Mon Feb 22 11:54:42 GMT 2021


On Mon, 22 Feb 2021 at 11:49, Petite Abeille <petite.abeille at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > On Feb 21, 2021, at 06:23, Michael Lazar <lazar.michael22 at gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > I feel like I should say something as the author of the controversial
> > gemini favicon RFC [0].
>
> Bah.
>
> But yes —while fun— the present Gemini favicon.txt spec "sucks balls" (technical term).
>
> A small tagged data link would achieve just the same, minus overhead:
>
> => data:text/plain;charset=utf-8,%F0%9F%90%B0 favicon
>

Or, if it becomes a thing, a metadata line:
```
^^^
favicon: 🐰
```


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