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Lightweight 404 For Apple Touch Icons

Had a site recently that was complaining about bandwidth consumed by request for apple-touch-icon* files as described here:

http://mathiasbynens.be/notes/touch-icons

The customized 404 page on the site was using about 55K bytes for each request. I added the following rewrite rule:

This results in about 500 bytes per request or a 100 fold reduction.

Of course a nicer solution would be add pretty touch icons to the site!

 

 

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