Down with tinyurl!

John Bokma john at
Mon Sep 20 14:00:09 CEST 2010

Tim Harig <usernet at> writes:

> I question first whether most tinyurl links are really of such an
> intransient  nature that they need to be long lasting.  I personally use
> them most when writing paper notes.  They only need to last long enough
> for me, or whoever I made the note for, to get back to them.

As an additional note: tinyurl allows one to enter a postfix to use, so
instead of /xc4ax7 you can have /something-more-readable.

John Bokma                                                               j3b

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