Recently Debenu’s CTO published an article at Planet PDF, which is Debenu’s PDF news and discussion site, about automatically repairing PDF files when they are loaded:
PDF files come in all shapes and sizes. They vary from relatively simple to mind-numbingly complex. PDFs can also differ in their degree of conformance to the PDF specification — the bad ones are often called malformed PDFs. In this article, Rowan Hanna discusses the pros and cons of Adobe Acrobat automatically repairing these malformed PDF files.
The full article can be read here: