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SVG viewers except for Adobe don't support CEF fonts

From: alexis <alexis.farmer@ingenta.com>
Date: Mon, 26 Nov 2001 12:12:24 +0000
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To: www-svg@w3.org
Adobe Illustrator exports SVG and converts the fonts to CEF fonts.

It may not be widely known but Freetype II (A extremely high quality free 
font rasterizer available on all platforms) can read and display CEF font 
files. It would not be difficult for all SVG viewers on all platforms 
therefore to be able to display CEF fonts and be completely compatibe with 

CEF is a bit of a hideous mishmash of TrueType and Adobe specifications but 
it works, Illustrator (v9 onwards) exports CEFs and Freetype II can use and 
display them.

Received on Monday, 26 November 2001 07:16:29 UTC

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