Distiller: charpath … clip … stroke does not honour clip
Distiller XI Pro 11.0.20 (28/03/2017) does not honour the ‘clip’ in the following:
1 setlinejoin 1 setlinecap  0 setdash newpath
/TimesNewRomanPS-BoldMT 96 selectfont 50 500 moveto (F70) true
clip % leaving the F70 outline as the current path
24 -4 1.99
dup 2 sub exch
setlinewidth 1 setgray gsave stroke grestore
setlinewidth 0 setgray gsave stroke grestore
Also documented at
(yes, a whole ago — but still broken).
Thanks for bringing this issue to our notice. we have logged bug in our database for the same and will be prioritized based on other work items.
Julian D. A. Wiseman commented
Typo: “a whole ago” → “a while ago”.
Meaning that this bug was noticed by me 8⅓ years ago.