CONTENTS TECHNICAL CONFERENCE EUROPE 2013 EVENTS NEW MEMBERS Dear Readers, PDF is celebrating its 20th birthday this year – in some countries this is the [...]
Overview CURRENT NEWS DMS EXPO 2012 – Members and presentations FEATURE ARTICLE PDF/A-3 EVENTS NEW MEMBERS Dear Readers, The DMS Expo offers a great opportunity [...]
Topics include the PDF/A Competence Center extending its range at CeBIT and PDF/A around the world. Technically the PDF/A standard is very much a global truth. But the way different companies, associations and governments decide to use the standard differs substantially and that is reflected in how quickly and thoroughly the ISO standard is adopted locally. In most projects around the wold people remain very focused on the archival side of the problem and miss other opportunities as a result. What are you missing? [...]
Topics include: PDF/A-2 Ratified, PDF/A Coming to U.S. Courts, D-Lib Magazine and PDF accessibility. In PDF, accessibility is assured by adding “tags” – markers that identify the correct order of objects and the semantics of the document. Tags strongly resemble the HTML tags on which they were modeled. But what’s the “correct order”? [...]
Topics include the DMS Expo, accessibility in PDF and a recap of the 4th International PDF/A Conference.
The PDF/A Conference showed that PDF/A is emerging across Europe – and elsewhere in the world – as the leading standard. There are still many challenges ahead in bringing PDF/A to every region of Europe and North America, and the group has yet to make inroads in Asia Pacific. In the UK, for example, we are still in the early stages of educating government offices and companies as to the existence of PDF/A as the archiving standard. In addition to growth in geographic breadth, there is a further challenge to increase the depth of PDF/A adoption. Do you work with PDF? We’d love your help.