veraPDF 0.8 now available
becky at OPENPRESERVATION.ORG
Tue Dec 22 11:31:29 EST 2015
*Apologies for cross-posting*
We are pleased to announce the latest release of veraPDF. Version 0.8
features a re-designed command line interface (CLI) for validation and
Highlights of this release are:
Refactored plug-in architecture;
Re-designed CLI for PDF/A validation and feature reporting;
Supporting install scripts;
Updated validation profile syntax;
Simplified machine-readable report format;
Synchronization with PDFBox 2.0 RC1 library.
The most important bugs fixed in this release are:
comparison of Info dictionary and XMP metadata (PDF/A-1);
support for missing resources and resource inheritance mechanism
parsing TrueType fonts with zero-length tables.
Download veraPDF 0.8 at:
Release notes are published at:
veraPDF will deliver the definitive PDF/A validator. Please download
<http://downloads.verapdf.org/rel/verapdf-installer.zip> and test the
software. If you encounter problems, or wish to make suggestions, please
add them to the project’s GitHub issue tracker
<https://github.com/veraPDF/veraPDF-library/issues>. Your feedback is
important, it will contribute to improving the software.
Led by the Open Preservation Foundation <http://openpreservation.org/> and
the PDF Association <http://www.pdfa.org/>, the veraPDF consortium is
developing the definitive open source, file-format validator for all parts
and conformance levels of ISO 19005 (PDF/A). The software is designed to
meet the needs of memory institutions responsible for preserving digital
content for the long term.
The veraPDF consortium is funded by the PREFORMA
<http://www.preforma-project.eu/> project. PREFORMA (PREservation FORMAts
for culture information/e-archives) is a Pre-Commercial Procurement (PCP)
project co-funded by the European Commission under its FP7-ICT Programme.
Becky McGuinness | Community Manager
@openpreserve | Skype: becky.mcguinness1
*Open Preservation Foundation*
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