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From "Guy Katz" <gk...@allot.com>
Subject RE: internal 'tiny url like' mechanism
Date Tue, 11 Dec 2007 06:26:30 GMT
Hi;
So is this something that future roller version will address?

-----Original Message-----
From: Dave [mailto:snoopdave@gmail.com] 
Sent: Monday, December 10, 2007 7:38 PM
To: user@roller.apache.org
Subject: Re: internal 'tiny url like' mechanism

On Dec 10, 2007 3:15 AM, Guy Katz <gkatz@allot.com> 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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