[poppler] Fwd: [Bug 690722] Problem with the font embedding logic

Taco Hoekwater taco at elvenkind.com
Thu Aug 20 08:06:00 PDT 2009


Martin Schröder wrote:
> Hi,
> users of pdftex & luatex frequently get the message

> Error: Illegal entry in bfchar block in ToUnicode CMap

> Apparently some (mostly harmless) buglet in xpdf...

Well, I don't think it is a bug in Xpdf, but a laziness in
both ghostscript and acroread. The Adobe technotes all talk
about UCS-2 encoding, and quite definately a single byte is
not valid UCS-2. That should end the discussion right there,
except that Adobe Acrobat does not (yet?) care about the

Best wishes,

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