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

From: Duff Johnson <duff@duff-johnson.com>
Date: Tue, 29 Mar 2016 14:39:27 -0400
Cc: WebAIM Discussion List <webaim-forum@list.webaim.org>, WAI Interest Group <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Message-Id: <2F75E1AD-66BA-433E-8493-A267CF533E91@duff-johnson.com>
To: "J. Albert Bowden" <jalbertbowden@gmail.com>
ISO standards, with very few exceptions, are not free.


> On Mar 29, 2016, at 14:31, J. Albert Bowden <jalbertbowden@gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> 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:
> Friends,
> 
> 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:
> 
> http://www.aiim.org/About/News/PDF-Accessibility-Standard
> 
> PDF Association article:
> 
> http://www.pdfa.org/2016/03/pdfua-becomes-a-us-national-standard/
> 
> 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
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> -- 
> J. Albert Bowden II
> 
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