- the Debian ShortURL Service - status update

Although my progress in adding new features is not too fast (hint: patches and help is welcome), I’m quite happy with the progress of As mentioned on my last post on debian-devel@l.d.o, I’ve spent some time to migrate it to the new, but very well written microframework Flask, which is based on Werkzeug, the probably most advanced WSGI utility module. The migration also allowed me to clean up several pieces of messy code which were necessary to work around some issues in python-bottle. » - the Debian ShortURL Service - beta test

After several other Debian developers convinced me that a ShortURL service, which is under control of a Debian Developer would be useful for them, I’ve spent some time to write the necessary code for it. And if it will be used regulary, I’ll ask DSA if they want to host it on a proper machine. So I’m happy to announce the public beta test of (also available under! Please note that neither the content of the pages nor the CSS is finished… :) »