In a blog on the site of the Library of Congess Butch Lazorchakdiscusses the pros and cons of the recently released PDF/A-3 standard and the option of embedded files in PDF/A-3 from a librarian’s point of view. Go here for the original blog entry.
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Founded in 2006 as the PDF/A Competence Center, the PDF Association exists to promote the adoption and implementation of International Standards for PDF technology.
PDF/A – A New Standard for Long-Term ArchivingISO 19005-1 defines a file format based on PDF, known as PDF/A, which provides a mechanism for representing electronic documents in a manner that preserves their visual appearance over time, independent of the tools and systems used for creating, storing or rendering the files.PDF/A Competence Center
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