RFC 3778

The application/pdf Media Type, May 2004

Canonical URL:
https://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc3778.txt
File formats:
Plain TextPDF
Status:
INFORMATIONAL
Obsoleted by:
RFC 8118
Authors:
E. Taft
J. Pravetz
S. Zilles
L. Masinter
Stream:
IETF
Source:
NON WORKING GROUP

Cite this RFC: TXT  |  XML

DOI:  10.17487/RFC3778

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Abstract

PDF, the 'Portable Document Format', is a general document representation language that has been in use for document exchange on the Internet since 1993. This document provides an overview of the PDF format, explains the mechanisms for digital signatures and encryption within PDF files, and updates the media type registration of 'application/pdf'. This memo provides information for the Internet community.


For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.

For the definition of Stream, see RFC 4844.


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