Age-old dilemma: I hate long URLs, but I also don't want to get fancy with using Javascript to create custom query encodings.

E.g. A list of column names would encode in a query string as 'c=column_a&c=column_b' etc. But more efficient would be: "c=ab" (one character per selected column) or even "c=3" (yay for bit flags).

Real example of a URL I just created:


That could be *much* shorter! :blobcatnotlikethis:

I'm just complaining about it because I don't feel like working on the CSS mess that needs my attention right now. :blobblush:

@ayo Hmmm, I wonder if there's any tools I could help someone build that'd help you tidy up that mess...

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