[cairo] PDF text doesn't render
behdad at behdad.org
Fri Sep 21 00:56:50 PDT 2007
On Thu, 2007-09-20 at 18:37 -0400, Adrian Johnson wrote:
> This sound like this bug
> There are two bugs there:
> - For some reason TrueType subsetting always fails on the Mac and
> results in a CFF fallback font being embedding in the PDF.
> - Mac Preview does not correctly display the CFF fonts subsetted by
> From the feedback I received in the bug report I know that Mac Preview
> does display CFF fonts subsetted by Adobe applications. So it is
> possible to make it work but Mac Preview is very picky about how the
> font is embedded.
> The problem with fixing these is I don't have access to a Mac and fixing
> the CFF embedding problem will take a large number of iterations of:
> - change something in the PDF
> - check if it displays in Preview
> Fixing the TrueType embedding problem shouldn't be hard. It just needs
> someone on a Mac to step though a debugger or use printfs to find out
> where in the code it is failing.
Maybe Brian or Vlad can help with debugging on Apple?
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