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Itsy-Bitsy, Teenie-Weenie URLs Ain't So Stringy

Meet Kevin Gilbertson -- a clever young Web developer from Minnesota. Kevin created a site called two years ago. The free service takes those annoyingly long urls (the kind you might find on web-generated map sites, newsgroups, etc.) and converts them into a cute little link that fits in your browsers address bar with enough space to write a sonata (okay, we're exagerating...but you get the point.)

So we decided to test it. On our homepage we have a link on the lower right-hand side for our Network Computing White Paper spotlight on Veritas:

We ran it through, and lo and behold, the new URL became --

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