dotancohen at gmail.com
Fri Apr 4 21:10:00 UTC 2008
On 05/04/2008, Mario Vukelic <mario.vukelic at dantian.org> wrote:
> Several already reported, probably one of those:
> I see this issue, too.
Don't use tinyurl. How do I know it's not pointing to malware? Do you
trust that tinyurl will stay in business for as long as that link is
valid? Do you trust them not to deliberately or accidentally try to
pass on some malware en route to the site? Do you want them tracking
you? Do you want the link to be unaccessible when tinyurl is
performing updates or down for other reasons? Is the increased latency
and bandwidth necessary?
There are fifty more reasons not to use tinyurl. I will never click
them. Post the url and be done with it.
A: Because it messes up the order in which people normally read text.
Q: Why is top-posting such a bad thing?
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