AW: [pdftex] Patch for pdftex for subsetted font printing problem

Ulrich Dirr ud at
Mon Jun 18 18:15:49 CEST 2001

> > I have a question for you: I know that you use pdftex in
> > a commerical setting, so being able to use pdftex generated PDF
> > files in Acrobat 5.0 has to be of some importance to you.  Have
> > tried this patch at all?
> > Does the patch work as advertised?
> We have stayed away from Acrobat 5.0 till now and none of our
> beta-testers has reported any problems with 14h till now (which
> does not mean much). But yes, we will need this patch.

I have to agree that this patch is necessary. Just today morning I've
received an email that the PDF file I put on the web with some pages
from my recent chess book doesn't print. I asked for the version
number of Acrobat Reader and got the response: v.5 ...

Ulrich Dirr

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