[uf-discuss] Fwd: Press release microformat
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Wed Jan 18 16:33:12 PST 2006
The question was about applying microformats to "press releases" not
(not a pedant by nature)
On 1/18/06, Ryan King <ryan at technorati.com> wrote:
> On Jan 17, 2006, at 5:05 PM, Andreas Haugstrup wrote:
> > On Wed, 18 Jan 2006 01:54:09 +0100, B.K. DeLong
> > <bkdelong at pobox.com> wrote:
> >> At 07:47 PM 1/17/2006, Scott Reynen wrote:
> >>> admin Yellowikis wrote:
> >>>> Would hAtom allow an embargo on a press release?
> >>> Do you have an example of anyone publishing an embargoed press
> >>> release on the web?
> >> Agreed - embargoed press releases are usually emailed or faxed
> >> straight to trusted journalists who would respect the embargo.
> >> Posting them on a public Web site defeats the purpose.
> > They are also republished by wire services to their clients. At
> > least in Denmark the wire agency Ritzau sends embargoed press
> > releases (and stories) to newspapers via their electronic telegram
> > service. I agree that posting embargoed stories on the open web
> > would defeat the purpose, but they might be posted in non-public
> > parts of the web (though it is harder to research).
> I don't think non-public use-cases are very interesting at this point
> (we have plenty of public use-cases to work on).
> I think we have a consensus: "just use hAtom." Now, about hAtom....
> Ryan King
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