Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 12th Jan 2012 22:54 UTC
FreeBSD Some people already submitted this news last week, but it wasn't until today that it became official: the FreeBSD team has announced the release of FreeBSD version 9.0. As you may expect from the major version number change, this is releas eis packed with new stuff.
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by phoenix on Mon 16th Jan 2012 17:54 UTC in reply to "RE[3]: FFS :ASD"
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Just curious: why do people insist on using URL obfuscation (aka shortener) services on websites, instead of just posting the complete URL? Is it really so hard to just paste:

At least then we can see what you are talking about, instead of having to blindly click the link, hoping it's not taking us to some horrible cracker site or rick-rolling us.

I understand the use of URL obfuscation services in print, as you have to manually type the URL into the web browser, so the fewer characters the better. But on a website? Where the pasted URL is clickable? What's the point of obfuscating it?

Edited 2012-01-16 17:55 UTC

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