[cairo] PDF backend and fonts

Adrian Johnson ajohnson at redneon.com
Mon Sep 18 05:39:55 PDT 2006

Andreas Steichardt wrote:
> Hi!
> I have a few questions concerning the PDF backend.
> As far as i know the PDF backend currently always transforms text to paths. 
> This works fine but the resulting PDFs are very huge.

This was the case with older versions of cairo. Since 1.2.0 cairo will
embed a subset of the font in the PDF file.

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