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there have been some efforts in making font embeding in html-based sites possible: weft, glyphgate, sifr. (are there others?)
the problem with weft is that it works just for ie on pc.
the problem with glyphgate is that it is expensive, and that it does not really work well - the demo pages don't work on safari, firefox crashes when i try to enter the gg site (on osx).
sifr uses flash to deliver the fonts - it seems to work well... but just for titles.
ah, there is photofont too, which is not an embedding tool but a xml-based font format for the web. but it also doesn't work on my safari or firefox either... and it seems like nobody is working on the technology anymore.
how far are we from a solution that works?
what are the technical, legal, commercial etc. obstacles?
are we doomed to use flash for delivering anything that is not verdana, arial, times or georgia...?