Originally Posted by teh603
What's wrong with just embedding the original font file? One of my favorites only weighs in around 140k. That isn't very big.
1.) a professional full utf-8 glyph range font can be several megs.
2.) in some cases the font's license would forbid complete inclusion, where including only the characters used; just as it is done when you include fonts in PDFs would be covered by the license.