[rfc-i] Imbedded XML in PDF/A3

Robert Sparks rjsparks at nostrum.com
Tue Oct 28 12:05:17 PDT 2014


A comment both for the preservation draft and draft-hansen-rfc-use-of-pdf.

When we embed the XML in the PDF, I suggest doing so without any additional
encoding or compression. Make it such that you can get to the XML with 
cat, dd,
or whatever filesystem recovery tool lets you extract a string of octets 
and shove them
into something that will treat it as UTF-8. Visually finding the 
boundaries of the document
if it's stored this way will not be difficult.

RjS


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