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From: Daryle Walker (darylew_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-07-23 04:11:51

On 7/21/04 7:32 PM, "Darren Cook" <darren_at_[hidden]> wrote:

>> Tinyurl (and similar services) discard valuable information from the URL. I
>> often use information in the URL itself to judge whether the topic being
>> discussed is of interest to me.
> I agree. I'd rather see long URLs so I have an idea of where it will take me.

I hate the lack of context too. Also, the Tiny-URL may hide an unknown
number of web-commission re-directs. (Doesn't one of these services
proclaim that reason as why you can't look up their short-hand URLs in

Daryle Walker
Mac, Internet, and Video Game Junkie
darylew AT hotmail DOT com

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