If even someone with John Gruber’s following can’t make it work, then the days of regular, successful and financially-viable paid iOS apps are well and truly behind us. Shame.
Typography is difficult, but every now and then a jaw-dropping technique surfaces, opening up an array of typographic control once considered unattainable for the Web. "Locks" may just be one of those, with a perfect metaphor to boot, too.
It would be an understatement to say we take CSS for granted, yet it wasn’t so long ago that it was introduced, let alone implemented. This is a fine piece on what might have been, had history followed an ever-so-slightly different path.