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

From: J. Albert Bowden <jalbertbowden@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 29 Mar 2016 14:45:38 -0400
Message-ID: <CAPVQ3_cziBtYGUZ2eyqvkDWxn4ArUVUX2KwL+D7+238EvrOWUg@mail.gmail.com>
To: Duff Johnson <duff@duff-johnson.com>
Cc: WebAIM Discussion List <webaim-forum@list.webaim.org>, WAI Interest Group <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
that doesn't make it correct or acceptable.

since they make exceptions, clearly its unnecessary.


On Tue, Mar 29, 2016 at 2:39 PM, Duff Johnson <duff@duff-johnson.com> wrote:

> 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
> > Independent Consultant
> >
> > p  +1.617.283.4226
> > e  duff@duff-johnson.com
> > w  http://duff-johnson.com
> > l  http://www.linkedin.com/in/duffjohnson/
> >
> > At the PDF Association...
> >
> > e  duff.johnson@pdfa.org
> > w  http://www.pdfa.org
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > --
> > J. Albert Bowden II
> >
> > jalbertbowden@gmail.com
> >
> > http://bowdenweb.com/
> >
>
>


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J. Albert Bowden II

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http://bowdenweb.com/
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