Barry Frost

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Exploring Cufón, a sIFR alternative for font embedding ~ Authentic Boredom

Detailed review of Cufon by Cameron Moll. Thumbs up, although current drawbacks are listed including no :hover state or text selection


Canvas/VML font renderer. Alternative to sIFR. Converts fonts into special format which can be rendered in the browser quickly. No Flash, SVG or images

Cloaking is ok says Google

It’s fine to use sIFR or text hiding

Novemberborn: sIFR 3b1: The Mo’ Betta Beta

Font smoothing is apparently much improved. Worth checking out

Novemberborn: sIFR 2.0.2 Final Release

Gets around IE’s Eolas patch