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Say hello to the Web Open Font Format

When Firefox 3.6 was released on January 21, nestled in alongside all of its other new features was support for a new font specification, the Web Open Font Format (WOFF). WOFF is designed to better meet the needs of Web designers as they build sites with typography that outshines what is provided by the same old “Web safe” faces (Helvetica, Arial, Time New Roman, and the like). While CSS3 can link-in fonts in any format, WOFF fonts save considerable space — and thus bandwidth — compared to TrueType and OpenType.

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