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October 2020

— Good morning btw

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Wait, how is that possible? A font contains a ton of metadata while an SVG sheet is literally a dump of icons with the tiniest of wrappers

— Huh. Is woff bitmap?

— It's compressed opentype / truetype with additional metadata

— I'm having very slow load times(>20seconds) due to fonts.googleapis.com.. Anyone else facing this issue?

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— Never used Google fonts.

— Yup never for my site

— Issue is i am not able to browse as most of the sites use googlefonts 😅

— I have blocked the domain so that loading time is not affected, but some sites dont work fine without googlefonts

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— Doesn't it cache or something? Load a font for a site and you have it for all of them

— Nope.. It fetches for every url.. The http request to googlefonts is never completed

— How did you block the domain