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Old 03-11-2013, 06:08 AM   #739
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Originally Posted by NullNix View Post
So... it's legal to embed the entire font in a document? (If creating subsets is legal, a 100% subset would have to be -- that's what a good few simpleminded PDF creators do when embedding fonts, after all).

That gives a form of apparently-legal distribution after all, as long as the recipient knows enough to be able to extract the thing from the PDF file again. Curious hole, but I guess they had no choice: a font which prohibits embedding isn't going to get used.
Just because you can technically extract the font does not mean you are allowed to re-use it.
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