IDM asks: “will you be ready for PDF 2.0”?

Duff Johnson // November 12, 2016

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IDM: Will you be ready for PDF 2.0?

It's time for PDF 2.0.

Organisations will need to prepare now to exploit the enhanced workflow capabilities of PDF 2.0, the first major overhaul of the venerable Portable Document Format (PDF) standard, which is due out in early 2017.

Peter Wyatt, co-leader of the international body that is developing the PDF 2.0 standard, said that while the new standard is fully backwards-compatible, only those organisations that have the correct systems in place will be ready to exploit the new capabilities encapsulated in the updated format.

“PDF 2.0 is a significant update that will include a range of new features and fix many of the ambiguities that were present in the previously fast-tracked standard,” said Wyatt.

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http://idm.net.au/article/0011323-will-you-be-ready-pdf-20


ABOUT THE AUTHORS

Duff Johnson

Duff is ISO Project co-Leader for ISO 32000 (the PDF specification) and Project Leader for ISO 14289 (PDF/UA). He also serves as Executive Director of the PDF Association.

ABOUT THE AUTHORS

Duff Johnson

Duff is ISO Project co-Leader for ISO 32000 (the PDF specification) and Project Leader for ISO 14289 (PDF/UA). He also …

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