Coordination between developers in the Python project

Chris Angelico rosuav at gmail.com
Mon Nov 5 23:01:43 CET 2012


On Tue, Nov 6, 2012 at 8:49 AM, Ian Kelly <ian.g.kelly at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Nov 5, 2012 at 12:09 PM, Terry Reedy <tjreedy at udel.edu> wrote:
>>
>>> The link to the survey is:http://bit.ly/SzVrJe
>>
>>
>> Careful people do not open anonymous links from stangers. That file could
>> literally be anything, including a malware injection page.
>
> In this case, the link leads to a Google Docs form, which is easy to
> verify with a URL unshortening service.

By "URL unshortening service" you mean a simple HTTP request to
bit.ly:80, right? :) Though I admit there aren't many easy and
convenient ways to do that without immediately following the 301
redirect.

ChrisA


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