Implementation Date : 2005.06.01
Revision Date : 2012.08.01
Review Date : 2012.08.01
Next Review : 2014.08
- identification: Yes
- validation: Yes
- characterization: Yes
- migration: No
- normalization: Yes, PDF 1.6 would be converted into PDF/A-1b.
- content: TBD
- context: TBD
- behavior: TBD
- structure: TBD
- appearance: TBD
Long-term Preservation Strategy
Long-term Preservation Strategy for the original
Migrate to newer PDF revisions when the PDF major version number changes (i.e. PDF 2.0) or to a format that shares the essential and distinguishing characteristics of the PDF 1.6 specification.
Long-term Preservation Strategy for the normalized
Yes, PDF 1.6 would be converted into PDF/A-1b.
- Continue to monitor and evaluate the suitability of PDF to PDF/A-1 conversion tool for PDF/A-1 to become the normalized format of PDF 1.6.