Nope, you don't need a 10 MB file, there are dozens of well made fonts here on Dafont that give the illusion of grey with a very reasonable file size.
The illusion of grey can easily be made.
As seen in the .css file on the website where this can be found.
Helvetica est une police commerciale, donc il faut l'acheter pour l'utiliser. Sinon tu peux utiliser Arial, qui y ressemble un peu.
The link you posted was giving away a copy of a commercial font for free, which is why it was removed. Links that this will always be removed.
No, it's a commercial font.
Link updated, the "i" seems to be a stylistic alternate
This looks handmade, but you might find similar fonts here
If you're talking about displaying a font you have downloaded here on your own website, take a look here: http://www.dafont.com/faq.php#web
Just a wild guess, but could this be a misunderstanding between the "different kinds of apostrophes"? Maybe you could start with this?
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