This is an alternative system for syndicating news headlines from a
slash site, in addition to the existing rss and rdf methods.
isn't a slash-site, the one I'm working on isn't public yet):
The effect is to pull in the current headlines and display them in the
page like a slashbox. We have this system working successfully with
another (non-slash) news site <http://www.labourstart.org/>
There's a little explanation of what is going-on in this page here:
We've tried encouraging people to use rss feeds to fetch headlines and
failed almost entirely. At least with this, anyone with a html editor
can simply and easily embed your headlines in their site.
- if your server is down, it breaks everyone else's site.
doing the job properly.
cached by any browser except opera (which never clears it).
- YMMV, don't blame me if it all goes wrong.