Adobe non free code in type 1 fonts

The problem

Font hinting uses some proprietary code from adobe. The non free code is described here:

How can I check

Lintian help see report here

Install the t1utils package and run the following command on the pfb file:

t1disasm file.pfb

Check if you see the non free code.

How to solve

Rewriting is difficult:

Adobe seems willing to relicense see mail here.

I found this bug

Please report this bug by adding to the bug header the following usertag:

user: debian-qa@lists.debian.org
usertags: adobe-font-license
severity: serious

See usertags documentation for more information about usertags.

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