PDF/A

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PDF/A

(PDF/Archive) A subset of the PDF file format used to archive data for long-term storage. Entirely self-contained, PDF/A is an ISO standard format that cannot depend on any external programs or information. It uses meta-data to describe the file contents, and executable scripts, audio, video and encryption are also not permitted. See PDF/X and PDF.
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The objective of the association is to promote the exchange of information and experience in the field of long-term archiving in accordance with ISO 19005 (PDF/A).