I have a css file with a font-face section in it. Are there any known issues around using minification tools from google/yahoo when applying them on a css file with a font-face section. If so, what are some of the workarounds that could be explored. Not minifying is an option though I would prefer to minify the non font-face section, even if it means creating two separate files, one with non font-face css and one with font-face. However, I am wondering if anyone has a suggested way of dealing with this without resorting to two separate HTTP requests for the CSS files. Thanks in advance for your input/suggestions.
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I took the font face declaration from this page http://paulirish.com/2009/bulletproof-font-face-implementation-syntax/
And ran it through yui-compressor
It appears that the minimized css will work just fine in this case.
Edit: It doesn't appear that you should be worried about base64 encoded data in font face src urls either. I ran the css from this example page http://robert.accettura.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/07/embedded-font-face.html through yui-compressor, pasted it back into the file and opened it in my browser without any problems.