ISO 24517-:2008 specifies the use of the Portable Document Format (PDF) Version 1.6 for the creation of documents used in engineering workflows.
ISO 24517-:2008 does not define the following:
- method of electronic distribution;
- method of creation or conversion from paper or electronic documents to the PDF/E format;
- specific technical design, user interface, or implementation;
- required computer hardware and/operating systems; or
- methods for validating the conformance of PDF/E files or readers.