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Font Hinting

Today I learned that font hinting is a thing. Font hinting is used to optimize fonts to display properly on low resolution screens. In web fonts they can increase the size of the font-file drastically but are almost never used since screen sizes are rarely that small these days.

I learned this from this article about self-hosting fonts.