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[_] Font embedding

Jon Free jon at
Wed Dec 2 09:46:04 GMT 2009

I don't know where this fits in to the whole topic but might be worth a go

On Wed, Dec 2, 2009 at 8:54 AM, Thomas Buckley-Houston <tom at>wrote:

> 2009/12/2 Speedwolf <speedwolf at>
> > Seems like the web is starting to grow up a little regarding font faces.
> > I read Zeldman's relatively recent article on embedding but it didn't
> > really clear things up. What's the current acceptable technology that
> > Underscorer's are using in the real world and what caveats should I be
> > aware of?
> >
> >
> It's so easy, I can't believe I waited so long to get into it. I would
> suggest getting on down to, not only do they stock only
> embeddably-licensed fonts, but they've automated a whole fontkit thing,
> that
> contains the font(s) in all the relevant types, ttf, otf and eot (even svg
> I
> think!) _and_  provides the CSS! Font Squirrel FTW!
> I would personally say we're not quite there with cross-browser support,
> I'm
> seeing a few hiccups with the way in which font-styles (bold/italic) are
> being rendered, or not at all in some cases.
> But, yeah, I say go for it definitely.
> tom :)
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