Shorter URLs (was RE: Map of Cohousing Communities - North America)
From: Rodney Elin (hen3ryeasternvillage.org)
Date: Tue, 19 Aug 2008 03:50:12 -0700 (PDT)
 

>-----Original Message-----
>From: Matthew Whiting [mailto:mewhiting [at] gmail.com] 
>Sent: Monday, August 18, 2008 11:43 PM
>To: Cohousing-L
>Subject: Re: [C-L]_ Map of Cohousing Communities - North America
>
>
>Michael, the first link in Fred's email doesn't get you 
>there,the second one
>does. The long address is:
>http://maps.google.com/maps/ms?hl=en&ie=UTF8&oe=UTF8&msa=0&msid
>=111455474277008398758.00043d99f5939956c4300
>
>a bit long as Fred pointed out:)


For everyone who struggles with long URLs or web addresses that are split
between lines of text, I suggest that you use a URL "compactor" like
TinyURL.

Pasting the above very long link into TinyURL.com returns the very short and
manageable URL below

http://tinyurl.com/5ecjxk



~Rodney


>
>- Matthew Whiting
>Utah Valley Commons
>Forming
>Provo/Spanish Fork Utah
>
>On Mon, Aug 18, 2008 at 4:01 PM, Michael Barrett 
><mbarrett [at] toast.net> wrote:
>
>>
>> What happened to the cohousing map?  Like Fred,  I thought 
>it was a great
>> idea.
>> It seems to have changed into a default map of the US - but 
>with no coho
>> info.
>>
>> Michael Barrett
>> Shadowlake Village, VA
>>
>> ----- Original Message -----
>> From: "Fred H Olson" <fholson [at] cohousing.org>
>> To: "-cohousing-L mailing list" <cohousing-l [at] cohousing.org>
>> Sent: Tuesday, August 12, 2008 10:02 AM
>> Subject: Re: [C-L]_ Map of Cohousing Communities - North America
>>
>>
>> >
>> > On Aug 11 Ginny Freeman <spam [at] impeticos.com>
>> >> As part of my own research into cohousing I have started 
>a Google Map of
>> >> North American Cohousing Communities. I think it would be 
>great if other
>> >> people would contribute and together we could make this a great
>> >> resource!
>> >
>> >> You can view and edit this map at:
>> > http://tinyurl.com/cohomap
>> >
>> >
>> > This map is growing as a number of people have added 
>numbered "push pin"
>> > icons for various cohousing communities that are keyed to the
>> accompanying
>> > list.  As of Tues morning 8/12, we are up to 37 
>communities on the US
>> map.
>> >
>> > Ginny has added much improved instruction in the "comments" section
>> > (hint: open these in a separate browser tab/window before editing).
>> > This makes editing much easier but a google account is 
>still required.
>> >
>> > I created an easier to remember url: http://tinyurl.com/cohomap
>> > (The Google URL is huge...)
>> >
>> > Thanks, Ginny, it's a great map / cohousing facility.
>> >
>> > Fred, who likes maps
>> >
>> > --
>> > Fred H. Olson  Minneapolis,MN 55411  USA        (near north Mpls)
>> > Communications for Justice -- Free, superior listserv's w/o ads:
>> > http://justcomm.org      My Link Pg: http://fholson.cohousing.org
>> > 612-588-9532 (7am-10pm CST/CDT)   Email: fholson at cohousing.org
>> >
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