Open Source NewsML Toolkit
On Tuesday 5 December at XML 2000, Reuters and Wavo will announce version 0.1alpha of the NewsML Toolkit, an Open Source (LGPL) Java2-based library for processing NewsML packages. The library is available at:
NewsML is the new XML-based packaging and metadata format for news distribution, approved this fall by the International Press Telecommunications Council (IPTC). The IPTC's membership includes many of the world's major news providers, such as Reuters, the Associated Press, and Agence France Presse, as well as many other companies working in the news industry. For more information see:
The NewsML Toolkit was written for Reuters and Wavo by David Megginson of Megginson Technologies:
The library is a joint project of Reuters PLC, the leading international information services provider, and Wavo, a leading news amalgamator. [See:]
The NewsML Toolkit works with the Document Object Model (DOM) interface developed by the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C).
David Megginson, email@example.com
For release 2000-12-05
Redistribution and reuse freely permitted.