Swiss «Access for all» fundraising campaign already collected almost 50% of the amount needed to develop a PDF/UA enabled version 2.0 of the free PAC PDF Accessibility Checker tool.
On October 10, 2011, the Swiss foundation «Access for all» launched a fund raising campaign for the development of PAC 2.0 an update to version 1.2 of the free PAC (PDF Accessibility Checker) tool. PAC 2.0 will fully support checking PDFs against the upcoming PDF/UA standard about to be finalized by ISO in the coming weeks. PDF/UA can be described as «WCAG 2.0 for PDF».
Within just five weeks almost 50% of the amount necessary to fund the development of the PAC 2. update have been raised, with Swiss Post being the Platinum sponsor, and several PDF Association members callas software, Compart, FourPees and NetCentric as well as axaio software and MediaTailor as Gold sponsors.