[Talk-GB] OSM shortlinks problem

Nick Austin nick.w.austin at gmail.com
Mon Mar 29 13:18:53 BST 2010


As a temp workaround use tinyurl.org

Your example becomes:
http://tinyurl.com/yf3fbec

Nick.

On Mon, Mar 29, 2010 at 10:34 AM, Tom Chance <tom at acrewoods.net> wrote:
> One for devs really but I'm not on the list. Perhaps someone could pass this
> on?
>
> I've noticed that the osm.org shortlinks ending with a dash "-" often don't
> work in emails. The dash gets missed off from the link. In my area, at
> least, this seems to move the centre slightly and switch from zoom level 17
> to 18.
>
> For example this:
> http://osm.org/go/euut_VcMR-
>
> Gets interpreted as this:
> http://osm.org/go/euut_VcMR
>
> Is there any chance the shortlinks could avoid ending in a punctuation mark?




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