[Dev-luatex] Problem with CFF fonts having em-size other than 1000

David Kastrup dak at gnu.org
Fri Mar 27 11:05:24 CET 2009


Taco Hoekwater <taco at elvenkind.com> writes:

> Khaled Hosny wrote:
>
>> I'm not sure if this is really a bug, such fonts seem to be problematic
>> and only adobe products seem to generate correct PDFs of them.
>
> I'll see if I can do something. Btw, it always surprises me how Adobe
> manages to break something in newer versions of their software that was
> working fine in older versions, and then claim that the third-party
> program is at fault.

As long as they are working with published standards, I don't see
anything wrong with that.  Go beyond the specs, and you don't get a
promise of compatibility.

It is not like TeX would be any different.  It is just enfuriating for
people putting out lookalikes which are not adopted into use presumably
because of the cost of incompatibilities, when the upstream software is
much more incompatible on each version change.

That's life.

-- 
David Kastrup


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