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   Updates (was Re: [xml-dev] best practice for providing newsfeeds?)

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jcowan@reutershealth.com wrote:

> Our customers did.  They wanted to be able to distinguish clearly between
> new and updated articles, because our news is updated for the most part
> when we make a mistake, and if we don't correct errors, people can die
> because their doctors gave them 150 instead of 15 mg of some drug.
> That could be any of you.

And more generally, the wire services update news stories all the time -- if 
you read a breaking story on Yahoo!, then go back in half an hour, the odds 
are that you'll be reading a slightly different version (with a new 
quotation, an extra detail, an small correction, etc.).

All the best,



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