Originally Posted by Freeshadow
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.
See, this is the part I'm having trouble with. I find it odd that a font license would allow you to decompile the font and then embed a subset of it, if you can't embed the whole thing. Course IANAL so that might have something to do with it.