PDF 1.7, the final Adobe edition of the PDF specification, was published in 2006, and converted to an ISO standard in 2008. Since then, Working Group 8 of ISO TC 171 SC 2 has worked for nine years to overhaul the document; correcting errors, improving documentation and in some cases, entirely rewriting the definition of features.
In recognition of their efforts in supporting development of PDF 2.0, Duff Johnson and Peter Wyatt, the two ISO Project Leaders for ISO 32000, were each honored with ISO Excellence awards. As stated, the awards are given…
“In recognition of your outstanding project leadership, extraordinary dedication and the many hours devoted to editing ISO 32000-2: Document management – Portable document format – Part 2: PDF 2.0.”