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From Dave <>
Subject Re: internal 'tiny url like' mechanism
Date Mon, 10 Dec 2007 17:38:19 GMT
On Dec 10, 2007 3:15 AM, Guy Katz <> wrote:
> Due to the fact that my URL mostly contains non Latin characters, the
> URLs for entries become huge (and of course non readable).
> I really don't like using tiny url because I always want the blog site
> to be in the host name - looks more professional to me.
> So, I was wondering if there is an option to consider (or maybe it
> already exists) some kind of an internal tiny url mechanism to make the
> URL shorter. It would co-exist with the long original urls and there
> would be a simple mapping mechanism.

I don't know of any such facility, but it sounds like a really good idea.

I believe tiny URL features should be built right into web
applications so we don't have to rely on single points of failure like
TinyURL, et. al.

- Dave

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