From: Rob Stewart (stewart_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-07-22 10:48:43
From: Max Khesin <MKhesin_at_[hidden]>
> From: Rob Stewart [mailto:stewart_at_[hidden]]
> > If you were aware that foo.com/~mark became mark.com, you could
> > make the translation having the other information in the original
> > URL.
> And how often are you aware of foo.com/~mark becoming mark.com?
It has happened on more than a few occasions, but it isn't
often. The point was that it was an additional value added by
seeing the original URL.
>From my perspective, the value of using TinyURL is that of making
long, ugly URLs manageable. For shorter, "non-ugly" URLS (based
purely on my subjective opinion, of course ;), using the original
URL is preferable.
-- Rob Stewart stewart_at_[hidden] Software Engineer http://www.sig.com Susquehanna International Group, LLP using std::disclaimer;
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