Re: Web font test cases: file linking vs. data URI embedding, CSS font stack subsets

On Tue, Oct 13, 2009 at 8:48 AM, Richard Fink <> wrote:

> I have one other difference in implementation to report: IE will begin the
> download of the EOT's immediately upon encountering the @font-face
> declaration. The other browsers wait. It seems, but I am not yet sure - they
> wait until encountering an HTML element that is styled with the font. In
> other words, it isn't downloaded until the browser has confirmed the need
> for it.

For Firefox, that is correct.

"He was pierced for our transgressions, he was crushed for our iniquities;
the punishment that brought us peace was upon him, and by his wounds we are
healed. We all, like sheep, have gone astray, each of us has turned to his
own way; and the LORD has laid on him the iniquity of us all." [Isaiah

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