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XJDF (Exchange Job Definition Format) is a simplified version of JDF. Whereas the original versions of JDF were based on the idea of a complete electronic job ticket, XJDF (JDF 2.0) assumes that the job ticket exists only as an internal representation within a management application. Management applications can be but are not limited to MIS (Management Information Systems), Production control systems or Prepress workflow systems. XJDF describes the interface between management applications and applications that execute instructions. In other words XJDF is designed to be a pure information interchange interface. This leads to a significant reduction of complexity compared with the original JDF design. This reduction in complexity should lead to faster, simpler and more robust integration of devices and applications in the graphic arts.




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Below is the final version of the XJDF Specification, as well as the XJDF schema.


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File xjdf.xsd Mar 05, 2018 by Stefan Meissner
PDF File XJDF Specification 2.0-Final.pdf Mar 01, 2018 by R2 D2






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