* Bil Kleb <Bil.Kleb / nasa.gov> [0316 11:16]:
> James Britt wrote:
> >Informal poll: Are there others as leery as I am of tinyurl and similar 
> >URL-shortener sites? 

> I (naively) choose to view the world in a positive manner (aka a
> Jeffersonian view), and so far it's worked out.
 
http://makeashorterlink.com does similar, but at least that says
'you are going to tubgirl.com' or whatever.

http://makeashorterlink.com/?W538214AA

I also like the output when I tried making a link to http://google.com:


"URL already short:

If we made you a shorter link it would be longer or about the same length,
so we're not going to bother."

 

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