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RE: PDF/UA now a US National Standard, available for $15

From: Howard Leicester <howard_leicester@btconnect.com>
Date: Tue, 29 Mar 2016 20:23:57 +0100
To: 'Julie Romanowski' <julie.romanowski.l87g@statefarm.com>, "'J. Albert Bowden'" <jalbertbowden@gmail.com>
CC: 'WebAIM Discussion List' <webaim-forum@list.webaim.org>, 'WAI Interest Group' <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
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Not sure where the point about cost is coming from.

But totally agree!

We have enough problems getting 'accessibility' accepted already.

Extra best,






Dr Howard Leicester

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From: Julie Romanowski [mailto:julie.romanowski.l87g@statefarm.com] 
Sent: 29 March 2016 19:50
To: J. Albert Bowden
Cc: WebAIM Discussion List; WAI Interest Group
Subject: RE: PDF/UA now a US National Standard, available for $15


That's how it works for ISO International Standards documentation.


From: J. Albert Bowden [mailto:jalbertbowden@gmail.com] 
Sent: Tuesday, March 29, 2016 1:32 PM
To: Duff Johnson <duff@duff-johnson.com>
Cc: WebAIM Discussion List <webaim-forum@list.webaim.org>; WAI Interest
Group <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Subject: Re: PDF/UA now a US National Standard, available for $15


this is a joke right?

an international standard that you have to pay to access?


On Tue, Mar 29, 2016 at 1:01 PM, Duff Johnson <duff@duff-johnson.com> wrote:


I apologize for the cross-posting.

PDF/UA is now a US National Standard in addition to an ISO specification.
This new US edition is available directly from AIIM for $15. AIIM
Professional members may download it for free.

Learn more:

AIIM press-release:


PDF Association article:


The document's no more readable than before (it's the same highly technical
content as the ISO original). but it is much cheaper!

All the best,

Duff Johnson

PDF Association Executive Director
ISO 32000 (PDF) Intl. Project Co-Leader, US Chair
ISO 14289 (PDF/UA) Intl. Project Co-Leader, US Chair
Independent Consultant

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