[pdftex] Embedding Base14 fonts

Ulrich Dirr ud at art-satz.de
Sun Mar 28 17:32:18 CEST 2004

Thierry Bouche wrote:
> At the beginning of PDF, embedding the 14 Base fonts was simply
> forbidden by the PDF format (or at least by its acrobat
> implementation. But at this time acrobat shipped with the PS real
> fonts, then adobe went to the MS clones (probably for the sake of MS
> office compatibility, which is certainly the case of most existing
> PDFs... 
> What I know is that when pdftex choosed not to embed the 14 base
> fonts, many (most?) RIPs would reject a PDF with those fonts

Wow. That would be of course a killing argument not to embed any of
the base 14 fonts.	

Best regards,
Ulrich Dirr

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