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WOFF is a result of font foundries and online font services pressuring W3C to produce a browser-only font format. Something that cannot be save-as'd and dragged into the C:\Windows\Fonts. It is indeed somewhat optimized for the web use, but that wasn't the primary design goal behind it.

> I never had any problems with FontSquirrel.

Neither have I. Until 4 days ago :)




Ah, well copy protection is definitely not a concern for us, since we serve the raw TTF alongside the other formats. The fact that the WOFF file was about 30% smaller than the TTF was more of a deciding factor.




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