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If there is no favicon... There'll still be a request, it'll just 404.

Every modern browser I know of automatically tries to fetch favicon.ico.




Good point. I suppose it's presumably async with respect to the render anyway. It looks even more nuanced on pages that have an iframe [1] (though presumably that's not the case here).

[1]: http://stackoverflow.com/a/13416784/149428




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