The new PDF standard ISO 32000-2:2017 (PDF 2.0) has been published online! This standard specifies a digital form for representing electronic documents to enable users to exchange and view electronic documents independent of the environment in which they were created or the environment in which they are viewed or printed. It is intended for developers of : software that creates PDF files (PDF writers), software that reads existing PDF files and (usually) interprets their contents for display (PDF readers), software that reads and displays PDF content and interacts with the computer users to...
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Last week, the ISO committee devoted to PDF standards convened at iText's global HQ in Ghent, Belgium. The delegation took the opportunity to explore iText's brand-new offices, which offer a clear view over the city skyline, and then later went to tour the city itself, visiting various landmarks as well as a construction site generally not open to the public. The site in question is a renovation project for a canal area district that used to include a now-defunct circus and a gym, and will be reconverted to a library and a residential area with waterfront apartments.