This is the sort of knee-jerk dismissal that the Show HN guidelines ask you to avoid when commenting here:
Favicons have their importance but it's just rude to swipe someone's entire work off the table this way.
Edit: Doh. Carry on.
I'd agree that pokebowl's comment is a suboptimal way of getting that point across.
Oops. I completely missed that.
This is what comes of moderating in haste.