[dev-context] attachments in PDF/A-3

Hans Hagen j.hagen at xs4all.nl
Thu Apr 4 13:20:39 CEST 2019


On 3/17/2019 4:41 PM, Pablo Rodriguez wrote:

> - Although not reported, the /F value should conform these considerations:
> 
>      If present, the F key's Print flag bit shall be set to 1 and its
>      Hidden, Invisible, ToggleNoView, and NoView flag bits shall be set
>      to 0.
> https://github.com/veraPDF/veraPDF-validation-profiles/wiki/PDFA-Parts-2-and-3-rules#rule-632-2
> 
> - Annotations need an appearance dictionary
> (https://github.com/veraPDF/veraPDF-validation-profiles/wiki/PDFA-Parts-2-and-3-rules#rule-633-1);
> unless the same exception for the /F value apply.
puzzling ... i wonder what the rationale is behind first introducing 
optional flags and then mandating them with bit disabling things ... if 
this is really as mentikoned that we might need to default to some safe 
values without bothering about user settings (which is now the case)

Hans

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