web typography linkfest
- Mike Davidson: Introducing sIFR: The Healthy Alternative to Browser Text & Mike Davidson: sIFR 2.0 RC 3 is Here... Come Get Some. Now this is cool. As we are all painfully aware, web sites can only use installed fonts right? Well this is a nifty trick to layer whatever you want onto the page with some Flash magic. Still requires plugins etc so it's not the native/robust solution we want, but it's a neat hack in the meantime.
- Ascender Teams With Microsoft, Strips "Core" from Web Fonts || Typographica. No more core fonts, apparently MS stopped caring again. Anyone surprised?
- VisiBone Font Survey Results - Browsershare. By default you can only use what's installed on the user's machine, remember? So you need to know what to expect the majority of users will have...
- Mac OS X 10.3: Fonts list, which is quite an impressive list of fonts. Doesn't help web developers overmuch, except for the odd heading graphic; but it's a sweet deal for print designers.
- Screenfont.ca: All about fonts for captioning and subtitling (2005.04.29). Major point: captioning fonts suck badly right now.