• Sacha GreifSacha Greif, over 5 years ago

    In Chrome Mac the main differences seem to be the use of ligatures and better kerning. I'm wondering if that's enough to switch away from Google Web Fonts… What are the downsides?

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    • Ramzi ShataraRamzi Shatara, over 5 years ago

      Mainly size.

      I've got a sharp eye, but at 300k for Brick, vs 92k for Google Fonts, I've got to go with Google Fonts here, especially when I'll usually have a given Google Font cached anyways, so it's often 0.

      https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=7406789

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      • Alfred XingAlfred Xing, over 5 years ago (edited over 5 years ago )

        Note that the 300KB is probably the maximum size of all the fonts in the catalogue. I'm using EB Garamond in the previews, which is one of the largest fonts in terms of size.

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