I messed around with this quite a bit before it showed up correctly on some of my cheap thin client testing machines.
This font syntax correctly loads web fonts for browser apps going back to the time when dinosaurs roamed the Earth. IJW (It Just Works). The ultimate polyfill for browsers that fart dust.
Nobody will believe the browser applications I have running on Vault-OS until they see them with their own eyes. It is Raphael that works the magic for me because it knows to switch to VML on the fossil browsers for IE.