The application/pdf Media Type
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From: The IESG <firstname.lastname@example.org> To: IETF-Announce <email@example.com> Cc: Internet Architecture Board <firstname.lastname@example.org>, RFC Editor <email@example.com> Subject: Document Action: 'The application/pdf Media Type' to Informational RFC The IESG has approved the following document: - 'The application/pdf Media Type ' <draft-zilles-pdf-04.txt> as an Informational RFC This document has been reviewed in the IETF but is not the product of an IETF Working Group. The IESG contact person is Scott Hollenbeck. A URL of this Internet-Draft is: http://www.ietf.org/internet-drafts/draft-zilles-pdf-04.txt
Technical Summary PDF, the 'Portable Document Format', is a general document representation language that has been in use for document exchange on the Internet since 1993. This document provides an overview of the PDF format, explains the mechanisms for digital signatures and encryption within PDF files, and updates the media type registration of 'application/pdf'. Working Group Summary This document was discussed on the ietf-types mailing list but is not the product of an IETF working group. Protocol Quality Ned Freed and Scott Hollenbeck reviewed the specification for the IESG. RFC Editor note: The "References" section needs to be renamed to the "Normative References" section.