[rfc-i] Imbedded XML in PDF/A3

Leonard Rosenthol lrosenth at adobe.com
Wed Oct 29 05:35:45 PDT 2014


There should be no problem doing this, provided that:
1 - There is only a single XML file attached to each PDF
2 - There is no expectation of modification of the PDF after embedding.

Leonard

On 10/28/14, 3:05 PM, "Robert Sparks" <rjsparks at nostrum.com> wrote:

>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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