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Re: press release format, for translation too



On Mon, 2006-02-06 at 09:04 -0600, Tommy Reynolds wrote:
> Uttered Karsten Wade <kwade redhat com>, spake thus:
> 
> > > Got an example of a pretty press release you like?
> > IMO, it should be like what are delivered to Business Wire.  Plain text,
> > written to follow a non-bylined journalistic style:
> > http://biz.yahoo.com/bw/060131/20060131005159.html?.v=1
> 
> I've put together a 0.0.0.0test1 version of a Press Release
> technology, based on a tiny DTD and an XSL stylesheet.  It's not
> DocBook, but still tiny enough to be understood or copied at a
> glance.

Looks good.  I passed it along to f-marketing-l for comment.

Thanks a million,

Karsten
> 
> Find a copy at:
> 
> 	http://www.megacoder.com/pub/press/
> 	ftp://ftp.megacoder.com/pub/press/
> 
> I've also included a dummy release in both PDF and TXT formats, made
> using the latest FOP from CVS and my hacked xmlto that uses it.
> Lacking that, you should be able to run xsltproc manually.
> 
> I didn't quite know what to do about identifying the source of the
> press release, or a byline, or the like, so I just left it out.  They
> could be added if you have an example; I'm flying blind here.
> 
> Cheers
> 
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