[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,
Taco


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