Down with tinyurl! (was Re: importing excel data into a python matrix?)

Lawrence D'Oliveiro ldo at geek-central.gen.new_zealand
Mon Sep 20 02:02:28 CEST 2010


In message <i752g1$1rt$1 at panix5.panix.com>, Aahz wrote:

> Please don't use tinyurl -- it's opaque and provides zero help to anyone
> who might later want to look it up (and also no accessibility if tinyurl
> ever goes down).  At the very least, include the original URL for
> reference.

+1 from someone who has seen URL-shortening used even in reader comments on 
websites which allow HTML links.



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