Eureka! (Re: Comments on Python Redesign)
dave at pythonapocrypha.com
Mon Sep 8 04:18:05 CEST 2003
On Monday 08 September 2003 12:57 pm, Graham Fawcett wrote:
> Aahz wrote:
> >Many people, me included, won't follow tinyurl links; please provide a
> >standard URL, too.
> Thanks for the heads-up re: tinyurl. I realize that some unfriendly folk
> may enjoy sending people to goatse or some similarly unsavoury site; I
> guess I haven't been burned and have enjoyed the brevity of those URLs.
I don't know of any problem with tinyurls - *any* server can provide a "bad"
redirect; as with any URL whether or not you follow it depends on the context
and on how much you trust the sender. Maybe Aahz has another reason in mind,
but I don't know of any reason to stop using them.
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