They have been adapted from the Portable Data Format workflow standards already adopted by certain commercial and publication printers.
What does PDF stand for?
PDF stands for Portable Data Format (common but incorrect)
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Five years ago the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA), in conjunction with private industry, began developing a geospatial portable data format (GeoPDF)--a new Adobe[R] Acrobat[R] file format.
government recently decided to abandon Microsoft Word for documents that become public and instead use documents created with Adobe Acrobat, which uses the portable data format (PDF).