PDF/A, Solid PDF Tools and Archiving
Solid Documents have written a short post on their blog discussing their work with the PDF/A Competence Center and the benefits of using PDF/A, with a little self promotion thrown in for good measure:
Solid Documents has participated with PDF/A Competence Center in the process of coming up with a standardized way to test the compliance of PDF/A validators and converters. The aim of the PDF/A Competence Center is to promote the exchange of information and experience in the area of long-term archiving in accordance with ISO 19005: PDF/A.
They have also included a comparison chart of archive formats which looks at the differences between PDF/A, PDF and TIFF.
Read the full post here: Why PDF/A and Solid PDF Tools are Great for Archival