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Re: Webfont compression

From: Aryeh Gregor <Simetrical+w3c@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 21 Jul 2009 13:06:28 -0400
Message-ID: <7c2a12e20907211006l8791e2cneca83896933142dd@mail.gmail.com>
To: Thomas Phinney <tphinney@cal.berkeley.edu>
Cc: Laurence Penney <lorp@lorp.org>, www-font <www-font@w3.org>
On Tue, Jul 21, 2009 at 12:05 PM, Thomas
Phinney<tphinney@cal.berkeley.edu> wrote:
> IMO, the main benefit of MTX is not that it is much more compressed
> than anything else (as you say, it isn't), but that it is the only
> in-font compression scheme that is compatible with the existing
> installed base of IE.

Does IE not support gzip for EOT files, or is there some disadvantage
to HTTP-level (not in-font) compression that I'm missing?  The disk
space should be negligible, bandwidth is the only concern I can see.
Received on Tuesday, 21 July 2009 17:07:08 GMT

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