[rfc-i] I-D Action: draft-iab-rfc-use-of-pdf-00.txt

Andrew G. Malis agmalis at gmail.com
Wed Jan 27 14:56:22 PST 2016


Leonard,

Thanks much for the clarification.

Cheers,
Andy

On Wed, Jan 27, 2016 at 5:40 PM, Leonard Rosenthol <lrosenth at adobe.com>
wrote:

> Andy, your understanding is incorrect.
>
> PDF/A-3u is all about search ability – the ‘u’ for Unicode, meaning that
> all characters/glyphs in the PDF have a Unicode representation.
>
> PDF/A-3a is about accessibility.  It builds on 3u but adds a variety of
> requirements for accessibility such as alt text for images, etc.
>
> Leonard
>
> From: rfc-interest <rfc-interest-bounces at rfc-editor.org> on behalf of
> "Andrew G. Malis" <agmalis at gmail.com>
> Date: Wednesday, January 27, 2016 at 4:46 PM
> To: "draft-iab-rfc-use-of-pdf at ietf.org" <draft-iab-rfc-use-of-pdf at ietf.org
> >
> Cc: "rfc-interest at rfc-editor.org" <rfc-interest at rfc-editor.org>
> Subject: Re: [rfc-i] I-D Action: draft-iab-rfc-use-of-pdf-00.txt
>
> I just read the draft and while PDF is admittedly not my primary area of
> expertise, I was curious why you chose PDF/A-3u rather than PDF/A-3a.  My
> limited understanding is that PDF/A-3a requires searchability, while PDF/A-3u
> doesn’t. If my understanding is incorrect, please correct me.
>
> Thanks,
> Andy
>
> On Wed, Jan 27, 2016 at 10:34 AM, <internet-drafts at ietf.org> wrote:
>
>>
>> A New Internet-Draft is available from the on-line Internet-Drafts
>> directories.
>>  This draft is a work item of the Internet Architecture Board Working
>> Group of the IETF.
>>
>>         Title           : PDF for an RFC Series Output Document Format
>>         Authors         : Tony Hansen
>>                           Larry Masinter
>>                           Matthew Hardy
>>         Filename        : draft-iab-rfc-use-of-pdf-00.txt
>>         Pages           : 19
>>         Date            : 2016-01-25
>>
>> Abstract:
>>    This document discusses options and requirements for the PDF
>>    rendering of RFCs in the RFC Series, as outlined in RFC 6949.  It
>>    also discusses the use of PDF for Internet-Drafts, and available or
>>    needed software tools for producing and working with PDF.
>>
>>
>> The IETF datatracker status page for this draft is:
>> https://datatracker.ietf.org/doc/draft-iab-rfc-use-of-pdf/
>>
>> There's also a htmlized version available at:
>> https://tools.ietf.org/html/draft-iab-rfc-use-of-pdf-00
>>
>>
>> Please note that it may take a couple of minutes from the time of
>> submission
>> until the htmlized version and diff are available at tools.ietf.org.
>>
>> Internet-Drafts are also available by anonymous FTP at:
>> ftp://ftp.ietf.org/internet-drafts/
>>
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