Rockbox mail archiveSubject: RE: Is this somehow possible??
RE: Is this somehow possible??
Date: Wed, 18 Jun 2003 02:50:27 +0200 (MEST)
> Sorry to continue this off topic thread,
sorry, too :)
>You enter the tiny URL, it looks it up and redirects you
i think i meant the right - maybe I didn`t find the right words for
but what you said makes no difference to my statement: it basically is a url
service like http://kickme.to/foobar , and if this service is discontinued,
there is no
way back to translate the tinyurl into the original one (for someone who
isn`t the originator
of this url)
ok - let`s stop here - indeed there are advantages of such redirection
service - but I wanted
to show up that there are disadvantages, too - and one should be aware of
> > now think of services like tinyurl:
> > the original url is hidden and you get an alias. the original url is
> > on the server.
> Sorry to continue this off topic thread, but that's not how tinyurl.com
> works. You enter the tiny URL, it looks it up and redirects you. If the
> isn't there any more, you don't see the tinyurl.com "shortcut", you see
> original address.
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