Tag: standardization

This week in PDF: PDF becomes an ISO standard

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This week in PDF has seen updates to an established document preparation engine, and a PDF forms application. Perhaps most significantly, though, PDF has now been accepted as an international standard format by the ISO.

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This week in PDF: Microsoft XML format accepted as ISO standard

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This week in PDF has seen Microsoft’s Office Open XML format officially placed on a par with PDF, the release of a 2D PDF barcode reader and an update to a PDF conversion utility. Also this week, Acrobatusers.com launched a PDF forms and LiveCycle Designer Templates contest.

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ISO gives Adobe PDF thumbs-up

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The International Organization for Standardization voted in December to approve PDF 1.7 as an international document format standard, and will meet in late January to iron out the technical details of moving PDF 1.7 from Adobe to ISO management.

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Adobe releases PDF 1.7 spec for industry standardization

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Adobe announced it plans to release the Portable Document Format (PDF) 1.7 spec to AIIM, the Enterprise Content Management Association, for publication by the ISO. Nettie Hartsock reports.

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While you were sleeping… (off your holiday cheer)

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The world of PDF has been far from idle over the Northern Winter, and much has happened in and around the format that we know and love. Among other things, Adobe announced its Q4 financial results, Sony released a new dedicated eBook reader and Microsoft has made progress in its quest for standardization.

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Ghent PDF Workgroup’s Progress Fuels Expansion, Goal-Setting

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The Ghent PDF Workgroup recently announced expanded
activities and a more aggressive growth plan for 2005.

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