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Exploring webfont possibilities

Downloadable webfonts are not just about replacing Verdana with a fancy freeware font.
Here is an example where a certain text phrase is automatically replaced with a scalable vector glyph from a downloadable font. The underlying text stays untouched, so indexing and copy&paste work like a charm.

See the full article here: http://opentype.info/blog/2008/05/14/exploring-webfont-possibilities/

Edit: changed "graphic" to "glyph"


Cool, though I wouldn't use the term 'scalable vector graphic', though, as that's actually a specific technology (SVG) which differs from font embedding.