Karlen Communications is surveying users with disabilities to better understand the end user experience of PDF documents within that population.
SD Times talks PDF with a number of developers in the electronic document field, including several PDF Association members.
The amended Transparency Directive will require public company annual financial reports in an ESEF beginning January 1, 2020.
The veraPDF consortium has announced the 0.6 release of the veraPDF PDF/A validation software and test-suite. This release features validation of conformance criteria for PDF/A-1b.
The European Disability Forum reports that European Commissioner Thyssen has confirmed that the European Accessibility Act, under development since 2012, is ready for discussion, and possible approval by the College of Commissioners on 2 December. 2015.
With the initial discussions having started in 2012, PDFBox 2.0.0 has been in the works for quite some time and now it is in its final stages! Interested parties are invited to provide feedback on the just released PDFBox 2.0.0-RC1 Release Candidate rather sooner than later. A Migration Guide gives users coming from PDFBox 1.8 or earlier an overview about things to look at when switching over. More details will become available in due course.
Paper is still with us: “Digital books accounted last year for around 20 percent of the market, roughly the same as they did a few years ago.”
2 PDF-packed days; 3 tracks, 37 sessions, and two great keynote speakers: Adobe’s Phil Ydens and Silent Circle’s Jon Callas!