[NTG-context] PDF's generated by XeTeX and LuaTeX, font licensing

Taco Hoekwater taco at elvenkind.com
Tue Aug 17 08:47:58 CEST 2010

On 08/17/2010 08:47 AM, John Magolske wrote:
> Reading through the license of a commercial font I'm interested in,
> I see it stipulated for PDF files created that:
>      "... a reader or user cannot create new content using one of our
>      fonts in a PDF application ... the complete font is not embedded"
> And in an email correspondence with the vendor:
>      "We just ask that you subset the font when exporting the PDFs ..."
> Do PDF's generated by XeTeX and LuaTeX "subset the font" in this way?

Yes, this is the default. So unless you have manually interfered, the
included fonts are always subsetted.

Best wishes,

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