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New workflow acronyms – Print21 Magazine

Friday, 06 July 2018
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It took nine years for the experts who draw up the world’s standards at the International Standards Organisation (ISO) to come up with a new version of PDF, the portable document format at the heart of printing workflows.

It has taken decades for CIP4, the organisation dedicated to process automation in the printing industry, to come up with a slimmed-down version of JDF, the job description format. Both are careful not to claim revolutionary changes in the venerable formats, happier to describe them as evolutions. Patrick Howard asks what it all means for printers in the latest issue of Print21 magazine.

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