The eMortgage Workgroup of the Mortgage Industry Standards Maintenance Organization has unanimously passed a motion to develop implementation guidance for creating electronically signed PDF documents using the Adobe PDF 1.6 specification.The announcement is a follow-up to MISMO's May 3 statement on e-mortgage activities as they relate to the possible formal adoption of the Adobe PDF format. A motion to include data mapping guidance as well as e-signature guidelines was voted down. A MISMO spokesman told MortgageWire that the motion was defeated because if it had passed, classic PDF would be a competitor to the category-one SMART Doc, and historically MISMO has never endorsed proprietary technology as part of its open standards. MISMO deferred judgment on Intelligent PDF until Adobe posts a worldwide patent license letter on the product. MISMO can be found on the Web at http://www.mismo.org.

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