The final beta-release of veraPDF is now available for public use.
This is the final version before the 1.0 release on January 9th 2017, so it's effectively a release candidate. The 1.0 release is required by PREFORMA in order to initiate Phase 3 testing and acceptance, which runs from February 1 - July 30, 2017.
We hope to see substantial end-user and industry testing of the software to help us find remaining bugs and make necessary and/or desirable enhancements within the PREFORMA-contracted period.
New features in the 0.28 release include the schematron-based policy checker and a fully functional greenfield implementation of a PDF parser. For the upcoming version 1.0 we’ll be:
The full list of changes in this release include:
Once again, we ask users to review the veraPDF documentation site for installation and user guides and provide feedback.
PDFBox version: https://software.verapdf.org/
"Greenfield" PDF parser version:
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If you encounter problems or would like to suggest improvements, please add them to the veraPDF consortium's GitHub issue tracker.
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Duff serves the PDF industry as ISO Project co-Leader and US TAG chair for both ISO 32000 (the PDF specification) and ISO 14289 (PDF/UA). As Executive Director of the PDF Association, Duff coordinates several working groups, speaks at a wide variety of industry events and promotes the advancement and adoption of PDF technology worldwide. An independent consultant, Duff Johnson is a veteran …