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Specialist Task Force 364:
Advanced Electronic Signatures for PDF

Who we are:

Team Leaders: Marc Straat
Nike Pope
Team Members: Juan Carlos Cruellas
Julien Stern
Alexander Funk
Leonard Rosenthol
Giuliana Marzola

What we do:

The STF will produce three Technical Specifications (TS) and two Technical Reports (TR), for TB approval:

  • DTS/ESI-000063 Profile for a basic variant of advanced electronic signatures in PDF using the existing features of PDF signatures for Phase 1.

 

The additional Work Items for the following phases will be created when the requirement is confirmed:

  • TS on advanced electronic signatures in PDF incorporating the features of CAdES
  • TS on advanced electronic signatures in PDF incorporating the features of XAdES
  • TR on enhancements required to ISO 32000 to incorporate these features. 
  • TR on PDF reader support of advanced electronic signatures including visible signatures and interfaces to signature support functions.

For more details, see our Terms of Reference

Why we do it:

 

Time plan for the work:

The STF will produce the deliverables according to the following time scale:

Phase 1 – TS # 1 DTS/ESI-000063

  • Start of the work and agree scope of TS #1 October 2008
  • First stable draft of TS #1 November 2008
  • Drafts for TB approval December 2008
  • TB approval March 2009
  • Publication April 2009

In addition, the STF will produce the following reports for ETSI:

  • Progress Report, Phase 1 December 2008

Phase 2 - TS # 2 & 3, TR #4

  • Start of the work and agree scope of TSs & TR January 2009
  • First stable draft of TSs & TR March 2009
  • Drafts for TB approval June 2009
  • TB approval July 2009
  • Publication August 2009

 In addition, the STF will produce the following reports for ETSI:

  • Progress Report, Phase 2 July 2009

Phase 3 - TR #5

  • Start of the work and agree scope of TSs & TR Sept 2009
  • First stable draft of TSs & TR January 2010
  • Drafts for TB approval June 2010
  • TB approval July 2010
  • Publication August 2010

In addition, the STF will produce the following reports for ETSI:

  • Progress Report, Phase 3 first stable draft January 2010
  • Final Report, after TB approval July 2010

How to contact us:

STF Leader : mstraat@adobe.com

 

This information is based upon STF working assumptions.
The views expressed do not necessarily represent the position of ETSI in this context.

Last updated: 2009-03-20 14:40:11