by Mark Gavin
Back in 2002 I did a presentation to the PDF Conference on “Recognizing Corrupt and Malformed PDF Files”. Reviewing the presentation; much of the information is still relevant. Here is a link to the PDF of the presentation:
Recognizing Corrupt and Malformed PDF Files
When I get a chance I will update this information.
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