Why don't consider to use TinyURL for URL shortening?

Asked by Federico Alfredo Moretti on 2009-02-13

I see that the very latest Bazaar revision let set an automated URL shortening system, but it doesn't allow to choose which one to use: http://is.gd/ creates 18-characters URIs, but – if I remember well – it doesn't make use of permanent redirection [301], while TinyURL does (although it outputs 25-characters ones). IMHO, it could be interesting to let the user choice which service to use for URL shortening — and I'm sure that TinyURL libraries are available for Ubuntu!

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there is no specific reason why is.gd is the only currently supported service, merely that that was the first one implemented

I created a wishlist bug report for you, it'll be added to the backlog and looked at in time

Thanks Dominic Evans, that solved my question.