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Suggestion - better way to send long URL Links



Some of the links that are included in emails are very long and
unwieldy.

I would suggest that writers using long links make use of an internet
service called TinyURL.

TinyURL will create a very short one that the readers will have a better
time using.

TinyURL is at:  http://tinyurl.com/


For instance in andrew Farke's recent message:
Subject: Ceratopsians in Journal of Paleontology Date: Wed, 05 Jul 2006 15:20:45 -0400 From: Andrew A. Farke <andyfarke@hotmail.com>



Andy referred to the URL link [presented as I received it]:

http://www.bioone.org/perlserv/?request=get-document&doi=10.1666%2F0022-3360
%282006%2980%5B780%3AMAOOTC%5D2.0.CO%3B2

Because the 2nd line will not be included automatically in many email clients,
this link has to be manually "copied and pasted".


If the writer were to first go to TinyURL with his original link,
he could convert it for his email discussion to http://tinyurl.com/rrwd6
which will work perfectly (except in this case where you must have a subscription
to the BioOne journal -- regardless of whether you have used the original link
or TinyURL's link!).