Google announced at I/O that their font service will now support the
font-display property which resolves a number of web performance issues. If you're hearing cries of joy, that's probably Chris as he punches the air in celebration. He's wanted this feature for some time and suggests that all
@font-face blocks ought to consider using the property.
Zach Leatherman has the lowdown:
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This is big news—it means developers now have more control over Google Fonts web font loading behavior.