[Pmwiki-users] ?pagename= addresses

Joachim Durchholz jo
Sat Dec 11 04:39:20 CST 2004

Neil Herber wrote:
> How often does a complex URL get transmitted aurally? I could never read 
> and a listener would never correctly copy this URL:
> http://www.amazon.ca/exec/obidos/ASIN/020171499X/qid=1102742329/sr=1-1/ref=sr_1_0_1/702-0598332-8231211 

I have done such things occasionally. Sometimes there's no alternative.

> and yet I can get you there by telling you to go to "amazon.ca" and 
> enter "Wiki Way" into the search box.

Well, you were lucky to have an alternative in that case.
I had to use the URL because the alternatives were even worse...


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