Re: [Matplotlib-users] Mac OS X - Problem when saving figures in eps
John Hunter <jdhunter@…8…> writes:
What appears to be happening is that mpl is finding and using a
native os x font rather than the Vera fonts that mpl ships with.
Maybe it would be worth shipping the DejaVu fonts for its more
characters rather than Bitstream Vera: "The DejaVu fonts are a
font family based on the Bitstream Vera Fonts release 1.10. Its
purpose is to provide a wider range of characters (see Current
status page for more information) while maintaining the original
look and feel […]"
There are also experimental condensed versions. I’d guess however that
files will become even bigger unless font subsetting is available.