xkcd - Fix for Bold DirectWrite Fonts (Firefox 4+)

Added by lynxrufus@userstyles, Created: Mar 18, 2011, Updated: Jul 14, 2013
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Firefox 4 introduced hardware acceleration into the browser. On Windows Vista, 7, and 8, this acceleration uses DirectWrite for fonts if available, which is particularly sensitive to font weights. xkcd manually specifies numeric values such as "800" instead of relative values. GDI approximates the values, but DirectWrite produces fonts that are "too bold". This simple style does nothing more than change font-weights to their relative names to fix the display.

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Version 0.12 (2013-07-14)
- Changed comic title's font weight

Version 0.11
- Changed domain from www.xkcd.com to xkcd.com

Version 0.10
- First style I've submitted to userstyles.org

Hopefully this style will soon become obsolete and unnecessary.

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