Roy Schestowitz <newsgroups@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> __/ [John Bokma] on Thursday 02 February 2006 18:57 \__
>> "Nospam" <nospam@xxxxxxxx> wrote:
>>> I wonder if this is possible, if I wanted to use something similar
>>> to tinyurl to refer people to a site, but to have several individual
>>> tinyurl sites (so I am aware of which referer brought the traffic)
>>> could such a thing be possible?
>> tinyurl does make an URL smaller, and redirects to the real thing.
>> You could encode a referer code in the URL, and then make it tiny.
> I think the OP wants to create several tiny URL's, all of which point
> to the same site. This is a hack, which enables the Webmaster to
> investigate routes of traffic. It is similar to the idea of giving
> multiple E-mail ad- dresses to different people in order to know how
> addresses have leaked to aggressive companies or spammers.
gives 5 different tiny URLs, all going to the same page :-D.
Other option is:
and 301 redirect that to the right page
> The first such service I became familiar with
Fully justified text has several disadvantages, the fact that when I quote
your text, the > is added to the left, and the quote is rejustified makes
an even bigger mess out of it :-(
> principle permalink, but not perma- companies.
Which have outlived a lot of the URLs they have been redirecting too :-D
(PS: haven't had time to read your paper yet, toooo busy)
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