[theforum] Please trim, please don't top post.

Martin Paul Burns martin.burns at uk.ibm.com
Tue Aug 3 17:22:38 CDT 2004

theforum-bounces at lists.evolt.org wrote on 02/08/2004 21:08:35:

> Madhu Menon noted:
> >>At 19:29 02/08/2004, William Anderson wrote:
> >>>Any objs to using tinyurls?
> >>He's a bigot when it comes to tiny urls. :)
> Hi Madhu,

> But I think it points to the fact that 'TinyURL.com' is just one young
> guy in Minnesota with a good idea. There is no guarantee that next week
> or next year he won't get tired of fussing with the spammers or footing
> the expense and just shut everything down.
> Tiny urls implemented through an evolt table and redirect would give
> us control over the longevity of the link.

That, or a tinyurl-like system run by an evolter, such as that at


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