Re: Webfont compression

On Tue, Jul 21, 2009 at 12:05 PM, Thomas
Phinney<> 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 UTC