[NTG-context] A rose by any other name ....

Khaled Hosny khaledhosny at eglug.org
Sat Sep 18 13:33:37 CEST 2010

On Thu, Sep 16, 2010 at 04:13:43PM -0400, Aditya Mahajan wrote:
> On Thu, 16 Sep 2010, Peter Rolf wrote:
> >Am 16.09.2010 13:12, schrieb Patrick Gundlach:
> >>
> >>
> >>>Is it possible to change the name of the font as it appears in the pdf file?
> >>>
> >>>More specifically, I am using Termes font, but I want that the document properties to show the name of the font as Times. Is that possible? Is doing so a violation of the font license?
> >>
> >>It sounds like a trademark infringement to me. I would be surprised if times is not a ®.
> >>
> >sadly true...
> Sigh...Thanks for the clarification.
> >Better try to convince the customer that a rose is a rose... ;-)
> I am still interested in changing the name of the font...not to
> Times but to some gibberish (like the characters that pdftex adds
> before Type1 font names). Then, I can blame the font naming on a
> software limitation ;)

Output an uncompressed PDF, open in a text editor, search for the font
name and replace it, but you will need to fix xref after that (no idea
what xref is, but pdclean from mupdf fixs it)

 Khaled Hosny
 Arabic localiser and member of Arabeyes.org team
 Free font developer

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