[NTG-pdftex] [pdftex] 1.40-rc3

Robin Fairbairns Robin.Fairbairns at cl.cam.ac.uk
Thu Dec 21 09:02:21 CET 2006


Hartmut Henkel <hartmut_henkel at gmx.de> wrote:

> On Wed, 20 Dec 2006, Reinhard Kotucha wrote:
> > It would be helpful to have a definition for:
> >
> >      * standard fonts
> 
> the 14 fonts listed in the PDF Reference that must be built into any
> decent PDF viewer, so it's not mandatory to embed them into PDF files.
> These are Times-Roman, Helvetica, Courier, ZapfDingbats...

unless we declare adobe reader no longer "decent", this definition
doesn't work any more -- adobe only has minion and myriad in the
distribution (plus, i think, courier).

and no-one nowadays imagines you can get away without embedding except
in the context of the most restricted distributions, or where the
precise shape of the glyphs isn't important.

robin


More information about the ntg-pdftex mailing list