Adobe ditching Type 1 fonts

Gary Hoffman glhoffman at
Wed Sep 21 17:22:42 CEST 2022

But isn’t the point that you may want to reach the maximum number of
readers? Many have Acrobat Reader and wouldn’t have a clue where to find an
open source alternative.

G Hoffman

On Wed, Sep 21, 2022 at 5:29 PM Norbert Preining <norbert at>

> > Adobe announced (very quietly) a few weeks ago that they will phase out
> > Type 1 fonts from all PDF tools, this January 2023, including Adobe
> Reader:
> Who cares?
> I am far less concerned about some commercial tool I don't plan to use
> nor have used.
> Maybe that is a good reason for many users to ditch these rubbish
> products and move to better open source alternatives?
> Best
> Norbert
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