ot: Best URL Shortening Service?

Asaf Maruf asafmaruf-Re5JQEeQqe8AvxtiuMwx3w at public.gmane.org
Fri Jul 24 18:51:22 UTC 2009


On Fri, Jul 24, 2009 at 2:26 PM, David J Patrick <djp-tnsZcVQxgqO2dHQpreyxbg at public.gmane.org> wrote:

> 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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