[OpenFontLibrary] [Blueprint font-face-generator] The library must automatically generate @font-face files for uploaded fonts
khaledhosny at eglug.org
Mon Mar 21 07:49:26 PDT 2011
On Mon, Mar 21, 2011 at 03:05:57PM +0100, Schrijver wrote:
> Op 21 mrt 2011, om 14:46 heeft Garrick Van Buren het volgende geschreven:
> >>> I'd prefer using WOFF when supported, the compression ratio is ~50% in
> >>> my tests and this can be significant for many fonts.
> >> Compared to raw files or compared to HTTP with mod_deflate or similar ?
> > In my experience the size difference between a woff & a gzipped ttf served w/ mod_deflate is negligible. With the current support for ttf being greater than woff - I find ttfs easier all the way around.
> You would still have to set that though… I’m not sure everyone’s going to bother (or know what mod_deflate is, for that matter).
> TTF’s also don’t support OpenType features, which are going to be supported by Firefox. Does anyone know how this is for WOFF?
Both do support OpenType features (generally speaking OpenType is a
superset of TrueType format), WOFF is just a thin wrapper around it.
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