[reportlab-users] OT: PDF/A (was: RE: Validating PDF (and more) with JHOVE)

Dinu Gherman gherman at darwin.in-berlin.de
Tue Oct 2 13:14:50 EDT 2007

Henning von Bargen:

> [...] There are commercial validators for PDF/A on the market.

> It would be a great if ReportLab could be switched into a

> PDF/A compliance mode when generating PDF.

If ISO wanted to increase the adoption of PDF/A, especially in the
Open Source world, a first step might be to make the specification
available free of charge as done by Adobe and the W3C. It is kind
of so "Web 0.5", to not say silly, to charge CHF 114,- [1] for such
a PDF file, and the same amount for the printed version...



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