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The shortest URL you will find anywhere

Fol­low­ing the path of the ven­er­a­ble tinyurl, http://Tin­yarro.ws takes ad­van­tage of uni­code to make things very, very, very short.

For ex­am­ple, this blog's URL would be http://➡.ws/콢

As you can see there is a tiny ar­row (thus the name of the ser­vice) and a seem­ing­ly ko­re­an char­ac­ter.

The do­main name is legal, that's just a one-char­ac­ter uni­code name, which seems to be le­gal ac­cord­ing to the rules of the ws TLD. Then a uni­code path, again just one char­ac­ter.

Since uni­code has sev­er­al thou­sand glyph­s, it is pos­si­ble that about a tril­lion URLs could be done us­ing on­ly a 3-let­ter path, which is pret­ty awe­some.

Of course you prob­a­bly can't type the damn things, but you can copy­&­paste them.

If any of this does­n't work for you, get on the uni­code wag­on al­ready!


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