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Bill Humphries bill at whump.com
Fri Dec 5 14:54:13 PST 2003


On Dec 5, 2003, at 1:26 PM, Lucas Gonze wrote:

> Which is better:
>
> http://example.com/new/user
> http://example.com/new/journal
> http://example.com/new/entry

I like that one because it makes more sense as a URL, and registering 
new things becomes:

http://example.com/new/feed
http://example.com/new/trackback
...

> http://example.com/newuser
> http://example.com/newjournal
> http://example.com/newentry

You can publish #1 and rewrite to #3 or 
http://example.com/new?object=foo through mod_rewrite.

> I'm inclined to say #3, because packers prefer big collections of 
> unique words (newuser) to small collections of reusable words 
> (new/user).

What do you mean by "packer"?



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