The PDF Association's maintains various public and private GitHub repositories support the broader PDF ecosystem. Public repositories are open to both members and non-members, and are managed by PDF Association staff. The purpose of the PDF Association, however, is realized in its communities.
These communities reflect the diverse subjects and stakeholder constituencies concerned with PDF technology. Their activities include:
Members of these technical and liaison working groups are increasingly developing and sharing software assets, ranging from documents and sample PDF files to code and scripts. While under development, these assets are managed in various private (member-only) GitHub repositories to support streamlined version control, issue tracking, feature requests, and other other aspects of modern software development practices.
As the PDF Association grows, and as its members become more actively involved in working groups, we will ensure that all members have easy access to respective GitHub repositories.
To streamline access to GitHub repositories, member profile management on pdfa.org is now updated as follows:
Going forward, the PDF Association will manage each GitHub team to reflect members’ TWG/LWG membership. This will ensure that all members participating in TWGs and LWGs will automatically gain access to monitor all work happening in their communities. To see all the PDF Association private GitHub repositories related to your communities (as well as our public repos) visit https://github.com/orgs/pdf-association/repositories.
The staff of the PDF Association are dedicated to delivering the information, services and value members have come to expect. Staff members of the PDF Association include: Alexandra Oettler (Editor), Betsy Fanning (Standards Director), Duff Johnson (Chief Executive Officer), Matthias Wagner (CFO & Operations Director), Peter Wyatt (Chief Technology Officer), Thomas Zellmann (PDF Evangelist).