[cairo] PS surface and composite glyphs
keithp at keithp.com
Wed Aug 10 11:29:05 PDT 2005
On Wed, 2005-08-10 at 13:43 -0400, Kristian Høgsberg wrote:
> Yep, doing it the mozilla way throws away the hinting information, but
> the link was useful though.
We should probably have a fall-back that does generate embedded fonts
from plain outline data; that can be used to construct postscript for
interpreters without Type42 support as well as to accept as-yet-unknown
font formats from FreeType.
Oh, and subsetting is often a good way to ensure that font licenses are
respected; I've abstracted more than one font from PDF files where the
PDF generator embedded the entire font against the intent of the font
license (mmm, Minion).
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