Monthly Archives: March 2009

Nearly all archiving projects use PDF/A

Awareness of the ISO standard for long-term archiving, PDF/A, has spread throughout Europe to the point that it is considered in nearly all projects. This was revealed in a survey performed by the PDF/A Competence Center at the end of 2008. [...]

PDF/A in a Nutshell

PDF/A – an ISO standard for long-term archiving. The “A” stands for “Archive”; the PDF/A standard was specifically created for long-term document archiving. The PDF/A [...]

PDF/A Competence Center Newsletter: Issue 9

Topics include validation, challenges with creating a perfect PDF/A document and more. Also examines that a PDF/A file is a formally correct file, that however may not necessarily reflect the original. If, when a PDF/A file is created, fonts are replaced or colours are converted, then the result may well be a technically correct PDF/A file, but a change has been made with respect to the original file. This aspect is just one of many topics that will be addressed at the 3rd International PDF/A Conference in Berlin. [...]