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Goal
Make it easier for organizers to promote their event pages on various social platforms.

V1:
Organizers can copy a shortened link to the event page.

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@Daimona seems you had some concerns earlier with this?

@Daimona seems you had some concerns earlier with this?

The only concern I have is that we should not pre-generate the link; instead, there should be a button to generate the link, and when that is clicked, we do generate the link and provide another button to copy it. There are mainly two reasons for this:

  1. Depending on how often people would use short links, we may end up creating short links that are rarely used, thus wasting space
  2. The process of generating a short link is tied to the user performing the action; this is used e.g. to prevent blocked users from creating short links, and for rate limiting. We cannot do that without asking the user first.

@Daimona seems you had some concerns earlier with this?

The only concern I have is that we should not pre-generate the link; instead, there should be a button to generate the link, and when that is clicked, we do generate the link and provide another button to copy it. There are mainly two reasons for this:

  1. Depending on how often people would use short links, we may end up creating short links that are rarely used, thus wasting space
  2. The process of generating a short link is tied to the user performing the action; this is used e.g. to prevent blocked users from creating short links, and for rate limiting. We cannot do that without asking the user first.

These are really good points, I totally agree, thanks Emanuele.