We plan to deprecate and remove the webfonts version of FontAwesome, in favor of the svg version of same. We are targeting removal after May 8th 2020.
This is mostly just a technical change, behind the scenes.
Please read https://openedx.atlassian.net/browse/DEPR-22 for more information and to post any questions/comments. The proposed deadline for comments before acceptance is May 8th 2020.
Thanks, Michael Terry