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Submission + - The web Common Alerting Protocol can save lives

An anonymous reader writes: The Common Alerting Protocol (CAP) is a simple, standardized XML data format used by the United States Department of Homeland Security, the United States Geological Survey (USGS), the Government of Canada, and many other organizations to exchange information about a broad range of warnings and emergencies. This article shows you how to use CAP and distribute critical information about life-threatening events of any kind.
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The web Common Alerting Protocol can save lives

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The trouble with doing something right the first time is that nobody appreciates how difficult it was.