Preserving PDF: identify, validate, repair

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PrintThis event, organised by the Open Planets Foundation on 1-2 September 2014 at the German National Library of Economics in  Hamburg, focuses on the PDF file format and associated tools. The themes that have been identified for the event are:

  • Check the validity of the files and whether they are encrypted
  • Perform quality assurance checks after migration, using comparison tools
  • Investigate error messages, repair the problems, and build a knowledge base
  • Improve and document JHOVE validation

Olaf Drümmer, Chairman of the PDF Association will present the industry perspective and hold an open Q&A session.

The full agenda is expected to be available by the end of June 2014.

 

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