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

Aahz aahz at pythoncraft.com
Mon Sep 20 05:00:39 CEST 2010


In article <mailman.897.1284944085.29448.python-list at python.org>,
Philip Semanchuk  <philip at semanchuk.com> wrote:
>
>Some email systems still insert hard line breaks around the 72 or 80
>column mark and as a result long  URLs get broken. I hope anyone on this 
>list would be able to surgically repair a broken URL, but I email plenty
>of people who can't and tinyurl & friends are really helpful in that
>context.

There's no reason you can't cater to that problem by using tinyurl *in*
*addition* to the full regular URL.
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