ot: Best URL Shortening Service?

David J Patrick djp-tnsZcVQxgqO2dHQpreyxbg at public.gmane.org
Fri Jul 24 18:26:48 UTC 2009

William O'Higgins Witteman wrote:
> On Fri, Jul 24, 2009 at 01:31:54PM -0400, Ivan Avery Frey wrote:
>> What url shortening service would you recommend?
> I wouldn't, but I do understand that that is not terribly helpful.  If
> you are going to use one, follow a link created by that service while
> watching your HTTP traffic - you will be able to spot obviously
> nefarious or brittle behaviour pretty easily.

yes, it has been said that url shortening will seriously foul up the 
future indexing of the interweb. To combat this, use shortnames in your 
sites, and look for them in other sites, when you link.
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