Serving Font Files in Varying Formats Based on User Agent Type

  • US 20110093565A1
  • Filed: 10/16/2009
  • Published: 04/21/2011
  • Est. Priority Date: 10/16/2009
  • Status: Active Grant
First Claim
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1. A method comprising:

  • receiving, at a font server, a request for a font, wherein the request indicates a type of user agent in which the font is to be displayed;

    determining, by the font server, a first font file format compatible with the type of user agent from a plurality of font file formats, wherein the type of user agent is incompatible with a second font file format;

    retrieving, by the font server, a first font file in the first font file format; and

    transmitting the first font file to a requesting device from the font server.

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