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Read News Industry Text Format (NITF) Files with PHP

Sep 30, 2007, 08:00 (0 Talkback[s])
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"XML allows document authors to describe content using their own tags and markup, and this flexibility has made it the platform of choice for specialized industry-specific data-sharing applications. One such example is the News Industry Text Format (NITF), an XML-based vocabulary that allows publishers in the news industry to define the content and structure of news articles and thus provide a framework for easier sharing of news articles.

"NITF is an open, public standard defined and supported by the International Press Telecommunications Council, and is widely used by some of the world's largest news agencies..."

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