[cairo] [PATCH] Use Type2 CID fonts instead of Type42 fonts in PDF backend

Adrian Johnson ajohnson at redneon.com
Tue Feb 20 06:26:06 PST 2007

Carl Worth wrote:
> On Mon, 22 Jan 2007 22:33:25 +0100, Eugeniy Meshcheryakov wrote:
>> 22 січня 2007 о 22:55 +1030 Adrian Johnson написав(-ла):
>>> I suggest the following solution.
>> ....
>> Sound good, I'll try to do this.
> I'm just looking for outstanding issues. Is work still being done on
> this patch? It hasn't been applied yet has it? (I couldn't find
> anything talking about CID in the log).

I am working on some patches to get CID support included after 1.4 is
out. The above patch only added support for TrueType CID. To avoid
breaking the font subsetting fallback I am working on getting CFF,
Type1, and Type1-fallback to also support CID. Also changes are required
to cairo-scaled-font-subsets to support 65536 glyph unscaled subsets as
well as the existing 256 glyph scaled subsets.

As I have the cairo-scaled-font-subsets part working and as this fixes
the problem of embedding the same font at every scale I have separated
this out from the other changes and pushed it out for 1.4. The embedding
at every scale issue is the biggest problem that currently exists in the
font subsetting. It was recently reported in bug #9981 and I would
expect many more complaints if this was not fixed in 1.4

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