Unbreakable Links Revisited

Philipp Lenssen pointed out that my concept of Unbreakable Links is, unsurprisingly, not a new one. It's also known as


This is a companion discussion topic for the original blog entry at: http://www.codinghorror.com/blog/2004/08/unbreakable-links-revisited.html

Cool, but shouldn’t you link to your linktron like so: http://www.google.com/search?q=linktron5000+gotchas+automagically+unbreakable+irreversiblebtnI=1 ??

if everyone started using this kind of link then google wouldn’t be able to index anything.

timb, do as I say not as I do! :wink:

I’m actually liking the hybrid approach, where you build the link like so, for the best of both worlds…

http://www.codinghorror.com/linktron5k/?lexical-signature=linktron5000+gotchas+automagically+unbreakable+irreversible

The question is, who would be processing that lexical-signature key?

Mr.Internet: google could resolve its own links, and as stated above, I think we need both techniques in the same URL: relative and absolute.