|01-29-2007, 05:46 AM||#1|
Join Date: Oct 2002
Device: Too many to count here.
Adobe wants PDF to become the formally recognized standard
In a press release today Adobe announced that they're seeking ISO standardization for their just-released PDF 1.7 specification. Quote:
[via Adobe Blogs]
|01-29-2007, 05:50 AM||#2|
Join Date: Jul 2003
Scobleizer (who I think had the scoop), adds:
So, why would Adobe do this? Tons of governments are forcing standards-based purchase requirements and Adobe wanted to make sure that its customers could continue choosing PDF and Acrobat as a standards-based way to send information around the network, they told me in a press call on Friday.
|01-29-2007, 06:05 AM||#3|
Join Date: Jun 2006
Location: Malmo, Sweden
Device: iLiad, Sony PRS-505, Kindle
There has been work to do a new revision of this ISO standard using a later version of PDF. I hope Adobe still continue that work -- I suspect it would have somewhat better chances of being accepted.
|01-29-2007, 01:59 PM||#4|
books & doughnuts
Join Date: Jan 2007
Device: sony reader, kindle2
Will 1.7 work on the Sony Reader? Will we all have to get new updates and readers?
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