Re: [xep-support] embedding fonts in PDF -- adding embed="true" seems not to work for base fonts!

From: David Tolpin <>
Date: Mon Mar 13 2006 - 14:53:06 PST

> This begs the question, then, why does XEP include the type 1 Helvetica,
> Times Roman, etc. font metrics at all? Why not, for example, use the
> free fonts included with gs
> (

1) One expects base 14 fonts to be rendered by default; this is what makes
PDF both compact and "portable".

2) Preparing a font collection with good quality and clean licensing is a
job; and the job is yet to be done by RenderX.

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