[thelist] FW: Link Rot

r937 rudy at r937.com
Wed Aug 12 21:59:56 CDT 2009

> The benefit of an internal implementation of such a service
> is that it gives you a single database table containing *all*
> of the reference URLs in your entire content system.

just a quick note to say that you can get the same benefit, using the same 
database table, except ~without~ converting the url to tiny format

> That is a big plus.  Huge.  Once you have that information in
> one place you can ...

the benefit is from having the database of urls, not from them being tiny

your great idea, ron, could be even better, once you see how to do it 
without the tiny urls



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