add a shortener to the message textbox handler

RESOLVED WONTFIX

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support.mozilla.org
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RESOLVED WONTFIX
8 years ago
8 years ago

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(Reporter: Vito Smolej, Unassigned)

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8 years ago
In quite a few cases I paste the URL into the message. Of course if it is something like http://support.mozilla.com/en-US/kb/Lost Bookmarks, I'd like to shorten it to use the 140 chars for something else. 

So ... maybe hang a shortener on the rightclick dropdown menu to shorten - either anything that's in the textbox or the selection)

smo
Seems like the addon James mentioned will do just what you want. If this is something a lot of users would benefit from, we can look into it, but it doesn't feel like a high priority right now.
Status: NEW → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 8 years ago
Resolution: --- → WONTFIX
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Comment 3

8 years ago
I have my own shortener and its still a bother. For instance, sometimes it just doesnt for whatever reason and then it is a long road to tinyurl and back.

But Ill scale it down/out. you have more impio
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