|We use tinyurl in our collection because of our customized display.
The long urls were not functioning - getting cut off, etc.
I would be interested to hear if others have had success as well. My
initial concern was stability.
Digital Services Librarian
Schaffer Library, Union College
On Jan 17, 2009, at 2:55 AM, "Julian Fox" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Hi list,
> I would be interested in any comments on the use of TinyUrl.
> Finding myself frequently enough in a situation where I want to give
> people Greenstone URLS (And we know how long they can be!) I have
> started using TinyURL to make it easier for others. It appears to
> work to solve my immediate problem (or rather the users' immediate
> So three questions really - has anybody else tried this approach?
> Is there a downside that I'm missing? Could this ever be built into
> Greenstone itself?
> ps, for those unsure of what I'm talking about, head off to http://tiny.cc
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