Re: [dev] running a shortlink provider

From: Страхиња Радић <>
Date: Fri, 26 May 2023 21:06:42 +0200

On 23/05/25 07:19PM, Spenser Truex wrote:
> I don't support this database heavy database stuff. A key-value pair
> dataset would be enough. It's basically a perl one-liner.

See (just a quick example):

This is still not an ideal solution, but it illustrates some of issues which
can arise. Having a website in PHP around 2001 has taught me that writing to a
file in a HTTP environment filled with crawlers, bots, people holding F5 and
slow clients, is vastly different than writing to a file on a single-user

> If you have a markup language for your database it's bloat.

I mentioned a database system, not a markup language.

> Why use a hammer when you can beat the nail with your hand?

Indeed, one just doesn't do the latter.

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