Microsoft’s MSN Music beta offers RSS feeds. As Dave Winer points out, the Top 100 songs feed has enclosures with excerpts of the songs, which means you can play them by clicking the paperclip icon in FeedDemon’s newspaper.
It’s a shame, though, that these feeds have so many errors in them. Hopefully Microsoft will fix these problems, since their use of malformed dates means FeedDemon won’t show the publication date of each item.
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All I get is:
Line 21, Col 188: A semi colon character was expected.
Incidentally, Apple’s iTunes has a similar feed:
You can customize the number of entries by changing limit=
Thanks for the heads-up Nick – I’ve started rattling some chains within Microsoft to get this fixed. Lots of groups are starting to roll out their own RSS feeds, but they don’t always come talk to the internal bloggers mailing list first, to be told to make sure they validate before release :-)
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