Microsoft's start.com lets RSS feeds include links to gadgets that determine how they're displayed. This is done by:
- Adding a
binding:manifestlink from the
channelsection of the feed to a remote XML file.
- That XML file linked to is also an RSS feed (but not a valid one), and the
- Here, use the 'add feeds and gadgets' link on the left-hand side of start.com to install this gadget:
http://alf.hubmed.org/banana.xml. It'll display a dancing banana and send me the cookies you have stored for start.com. Don't worry, no-one will really try and do anything like this (they definitely won't try and get you to install gadgets that read your email once you have a Gmail/Hotmail gadget installed).