User 'cp' on issue-tracker wrote:cp: Microsoft Office embedds fonts using MicroType Express technology licensed
from Agfa Monotype (http://www.microsoft.com/typography/Tru ... dding.mspx ,
http://www.microsoft.com/typography/fontpack/pr2.htm). We would need to license
this technology from Agfa in order to be able to use these fonts in imported MS
Embedding fonts in our own documents needs to pay attention to the font
embedding policiy recorded in TrueType fonts: No Embedding Allowed,
Preview&Print, Editable, and Installable. This needs to be communicated to the
user who wants to use font embedding. Most fonts seem to allow for Preview&Print.
Dingo-Dog wrote:interesting, today I read this topic, go to page issue
but... I read issue is closed. CLOSED? why? an important feature (a must have in my humble opinion) how can I reopen issue or open a new issue?
Villeroy wrote:That's what they say. I don't care. By the way: If embedded fonts bring you to Guantanamo, why does OOo embed them in pdf?
acknak wrote:For a logo, it really does not make sense to embed a special font: a font is used where you need to edit the text; a logo is a static graphic.
Embedding a font has specific advantages over using a graphic. Fonts have hinting information, so they look good at small sizes.
I also don't understand why OpenOffice can embed fonts for publishing to PDF, but not for other purposes. As long as the embedding flag in the font is respected, that should be sufficient.
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