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Review of Popular Web Font Embedding Services

Andrew Follett

lg.php.gifIn the mid-80s the desktop publishing revolution began with the introduction of the Mac Plus, Aldus PageMaker and the Apple LaserWriter printer. It took quite a few years for these tools to make an impact on the design and publishing world, but once they did, there was no looking back.

In 2010 we see a similar revolution starting to take shape with web fonts. Even though @font-face was introduced in the CSS2 spec in 1998, it wasn՚t until this past year that all in-use web browsers added support for it. In 2010 we have also seen a wave of web font services being marketed, and this could have ...

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