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FIGURE 3.6 Museo and Chunk
Five are great fonts but are in
danger of overuse.
In addition, the good free fonts are likely to be used a lot. For example, Museo
and Chunk Five ( Figure 3.6 ) have been used so many times that they are becoming
tiresome, which is a shame because they are great fonts.
If font quality and overuse are problems in your work, you could consider
using a paid font service for better quality and more varied fonts (see the later
section “Commercial Font Services”). That old adage of you get what you pay for
was never truer than today.
At the time of this writing (and perhaps for a good while after), browser bugs can
impair the e ciency of web-font usage, so you should be mindful of them as you
work with @font-face . Let's quickly look at the bulletproof @font-face syntax
@font-face {
: ;
: ;
src: url('myfont.eot') format('embedded-opentype'),
) ,
) ,
) ;
: ;
: ;
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