[cairo-bugs] [Bug 10849] PDF Font Embedding Bug with some OpenType Fonts and some PDF viewers

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Tue Jul 10 17:10:32 PDT 2007


------- Comment #17 from ajohnson at redneon.com  2007-07-10 17:10 PST -------
(In reply to comment #14)
> This was a TrueType font. The file
>   http://mark13.org/toad/download/other/test2.pdf
> contains 4 different fonts:
>   futura:size=12, TrueType
>   Hiragino Kaku Gothic Pro W3:size=12, OpenType PostScript.
>   Comic Sans MS:size=12, TrueType
>   Free Serif:size=12, TrueType (not available, the fallback is being used)
> and all of them seem to use the fallback.
> Apples's view can't display them, but Acrobat read can.
> Now Apple's X11 comes with modified FontConfig, etc. libraries which can access
> Mac OS X's font system. Maybe this is the cause why the fallback is being used.

This is a separate bug from the problem of viewing CFF fonts in Apple Preview.
I suggest filing a new bug for this. It is going to require someone with a Mac
to figure out why TrueType subsetting fails on that platform.

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