[gs-devel] PDF-A

Leonard Rosenthol leonardr at lazerware.com
Thu Oct 30 11:07:49 PST 2003


At 2:21 PM +0000 10/30/03, João Miguel Neves wrote:
>I've recently met someone from the Library of Congress that mentioned
>that a standard is being created for archivvable digital documents.

	Correct.  PDF/A (A for archiving).


>The standard is supposed to be a subset of PDF 1.4 with several
>constraints so it can be completly self-contained (like, all fonts have
>to be embedded, no running of external programs, no video and several
>others).

	That's a good general description of it...


>Is anyone following this?

	I'm on the PDF/A committee - does that count?


Leonard
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