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An update on PDF errata

CTO Peter Wyatt summarizes key takeaways from the first two years of the PDF specification’s public errata process.

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FEATURED NEWS



An update on PDF errata

CTO Peter Wyatt summarizes key takeaways from the first two years of the PDF specification’s public errata process.

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