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

Eugeniy Meshcheryakov eugen at debian.org
Sun Jan 21 14:13:19 PST 2007

21 січня 2007 о 16:32 -0500 Behdad Esfahbod написав(-ла):
> On Fri, 2007-01-19 at 11:32 -0500, Eugeniy Meshcheryakov wrote:
> > 
> > With attached patch cairo PDF backend outputs Type2 CID fonts for
> > truetype, instead of Type42 fonts. This has advantage that most of
> > truetype fonts will not be fragmented. This can make some documents
> > significantly more compact: all structures that were dublicated in
> > multiple Type42 fonts (cvt, fpgm, prep, some glyphs referenced from
> > other glyphs, maybe other tables) will now be included only once. 
> Nice work.  Thanks.  How well is this supported in various PDF
> renderers?

It is supported in kpdf (3.5.5), gs-esp (8.15.3), acroread (7.0.5),
evince (0.4.0), xpdf (3.01). I did not try other versions or viewers.

Eugeniy Meshcheryakov
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