Can someone explain this breathtaking doublespeak to me?
pdfa.org/resource/iso-32000-2-

PDF 2.0 is distinguished by being an "open standard", which means you... now have to pay for access to the spec. Am I going crazy?

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THE MORE I THINK ABOUT PDF 2.0 THE LESS IT MAKES SENSE

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It's been out for a few years now, and adoption has been... huh

pdfa.org/supporting-pdf20/

All the big names in document preperation. PDFTron. WebSupergoo. ABBYY.

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@phooky Reading through the differences it looks like the major differences are... encryption, signatures, some weird 3d notation thingie, and a pronunciation guide.

It looks like JPG2000 all over again.

(I mean, it might make taking a PDF from screen to print easier, b considering the hacks that the print industry use now I can't imagine they'd be jumping at the chance to re-work all of this.)

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