Should say this is handy. Good effort.

Typing Indic text on mobile for URL sure is a bit complicated right now for the normal user. This is useful.

On Thu, Aug 11, 2011 at 11:24 PM, Srikanth Lakshmanan <> wrote:
Hi all,

A few days back, there was discussion around ShortUrl[1]. I have made another small tool(code[2]) which takes English Wiki article name and redirects to the language Wikipedia. The redirection app is live[3]. will redirect to Chennai article in Oriya Wikipedia. We have also made this available as part of shorturl domain, hence will redirect to corresponding interwiki article in Tamil. Building this into a mediawiki extension might be useful since not all mobiles may support Indic input schemes and first step to read an article is to type the URL!.

Feedback welcome.


Hari Prasad Nadig
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