The application/pdf Media Type (RFC8118)
Original Publication Date: 2017-Mar-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2017-Mar-18
Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)
M. Hardy: AUTHOR [+5]
This document is intended to provide updated information on the registration of the MIME Media Type "application/pdf" for documents in the PDF (Portable Document Format) syntax. It obsoletes [RFC3778].
Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) M. Hardy Request for Comments: 8118 L. Masinter Obsoletes: 3778 D. Markovic Category: Informational Adobe Systems Incorporated ISSN: 2070-1721 D. Johnson PDF Association M. Bailey Global Graphics March 2017
The application/pdf Media Type
The Portable Document Format (PDF) is an ISO standard (ISO 32000-1:2008) defining a final-form document representation language in use for document exchange, including on the Internet, since 1993. This document provides an overview of the PDF format and updates the media type registration of "application/pdf". It obsoletes RFC 3778.
Status of This Memo
This document is not an Internet Standards Track specification; it is published for informational purposes.
This document is a product of the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF). It represents the consensus of the IETF community. It has received public review and has been approved for publication by the Internet Engineering Steering Group (IESG). Not all documents approved by the IESG are a candidate for any level of Internet Standard; see Section 2 of RFC 7841.
Information about the current status of this document, any errata, and how to provide feedback on it may be obtained at http://www.rfc-editor.org/info/rfc8118.
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RFC 8118 application/pdf March 2017
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