Specifically around forms (think about the printed policy you get from your insurance company).
You may just get this in the mail and laugh that it is still often in ALL CAPS.
But this stuff is enormously complex.
I'm trying to figure out the core document formats. I figure if you make good choices there, you might get it right with the details. If possible I'd like to use open standards, but I'll settle for published friendly standards - there are many 100% proprietary options out there that frighten me (who wants to be beholden to one vendor forever with no way out short of complete re-implementation?).
There are two types of file formats that have my interest right now:
- form file format
- archival storage format
With form file format a couple options are perhaps:
With archival storage format options could be:
As I learn more / develop opinions I'll try to share. If you already have some, please do to the same :)