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How can I make a permalink to topics

Hi Joel,

I would like to make permanent links to interesting links in the JoS forum. For reasons I completely understand, the links in the forum change when someone adds a reply. However, my question is what is the simplest way to make a permalink once the topic has dropped from the list. Finding via Google does not always work. Would it be possible to split the list of topics in two parts, the latter part being the topics near the bottom that will be dropped within say two days? This combines the best of both worlds: simplicity, traffic/attention and the ability to bookmark (only if you also keep an eye on the end of the topic list, hence even more attention!)

Kind regards,

Karel Thönissen
Saturday, March 27, 2004

(a) select the URL from the web browser address bar
(b) paste

Am I missing something? Don't let the reply count parameter confuse you - it's ignored.

Joel Spolsky
Fog Creek Software
Monday, March 29, 2004

Thanks, it indeed is embarrassingly simple. I missed something (-8. My mental model of the handling of links was wrong.

Karel Thönissen
Tuesday, March 30, 2004

> Am I missing something?

Copy? :)

Unless you've switched to Linux when we weren't looking.

Mike Schiraldi
Tuesday, March 30, 2004

Vast ist das 'copy'?

Colonel Kruger
Tuesday, March 30, 2004

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