lucy24 - 2:24 am on Aug 10, 2011 (gmt 0)
Heh. I know them. Fortunately I don't have anything server-side so the change to unlimited diskspace and bandwidth was great for me :)
If I understand embedded fonts, they don't involve any server-side work at all. The user-- that is, the unsuspecting human user's browser-- downloads them just as they'd download an image, and from there on it's got nothing to do with you.
But I gotta ask: The various forms of DejaVu are, individually, very large font files. Not as jaw-droppingly immense as the ones containing the whole CJK block, but definitely up there. (Based on Sort By Size and rough eyeballing, about ten times as big as your average-- median, not mean-- font file.) The character design is intentionally pretty generic, and I'm pretty sure it's standard with the Windows OS. Do you really need it?
:: wandering off to investigate Extrafine and Grutch ::
:: returning ::
Well, you definitely can't describe the other three as "generic" :)
I should be used to it by now, but it sure is unnerving to enter a font name into the g### search box and have this very thread-- age, less than two hours-- jump up in the #1 position :o