Git URL Shortener Exception

A URL lengthened by git.io

Git URL Shortener Exception

A URL lengthened by git.io

Due to limitations on the number of characters imposed by the site owner, URL shorteners are useful for shortening comments containing URL(s). Nonetheless, while commenting on my recent PR for Introduction, I found that GitHub’s URL shortener had lengthened the URL for GitHub’s home page.

github home page short url

Output of "https://github.com" by GitHub's URL Shortener

A counterexample of GitHub's URL Shortener

Compare these two URLs.

https://github.com
https://git.io/xE9D
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