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Re: [css-d] font-family choices

Sent by Andrew Clover on 29 January 2002 14:02

Kris Burford [EMAIL-REMOVED]> wrote:

> we developed a commercial site last year that incorporated imbedded fonts.
> we had to include both .pfr and .eot font formats with javascript to
> identify which version to serve.

Ah. Yes, I certainly wouldn't want to go that far.

> the imbedded fonts completely mashed any additional font-family
> declarations

This shouldn't happen with normal CSS (@font-face) embedded fonts, and
didn't happen for me. I suspect it's something to do with the Netscape
PFR plug-in.

> one word of advice: don't.

Certainly don't as far as Netscape 4 embedded fonts are concerned. On
the other hand I've had no problems at all with CSS embedding and EOTs.
(Other than the interface to Microsoft's EOT-making application being crap.)

Andrew Clover
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