Monthly Archives: February 2009

PDF/A Competence Center Newsletter: Issue 8

Topics include issues in PDF/A consulting projects, the most common misunderstandings about PDF/A and more. Some three years after being made available as an ISO standard, the opinion about PDF/A has completely changed, thanks in part to the countless publications and presentations about PDF/A. PDF and PDF/A are the preferred formats in the DMS / archiving market. PDF is the new “top dog”, PDF/A its “ISO-disciplined” offspring, allowing for less creative freedom but offering greater reliability in long-term reproducibility. The question in many current projects is no longer PDF/A or TIFF, but rather PDF/A or PDF. [...]