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Volume: 11 | Article ID: art00027
PDF/A-3, the newest part of the ISO standard 19005
  DOI :  10.2352/issn.2168-3204.2014.11.1.art00027  Published OnlineJune 2014

This paper discusses five topics concerning PDF/A-3, the ISO standard 19005-3:It starts with a short overview about PDF/A as the ISO standard for long-term archiving and reviews its developments since the release of PDF/A Part 1 in 2005.Secondly, PDF/A-3 as the newest part of the PDF/A family is presented with the reasons as to why this additional part was standardized by ISO.PDF/A-3 allows new use cases of PDF/A, and sample applications are then discussed.Fourthly there were several discussions about the pros and cons of embedding arbitrary files into PDF/A, and the arguments are reviewed.The paper finishes with addressing new format recommendations from NARA and NSDA-Library of Congress.

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Thomas Zellmann, Hans-Joachim Hübner, "PDF/A-3, the newest part of the ISO standard 19005in Proc. IS&T Archiving 2014,  2014,  pp 123 - 125,

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