Forum .LRN Q&A: URLs get long
department name, subject name, and class name. For example:
But it can be much worse. Especially the Germans seem to have (a)
very long names, and sometimes even (b) special chars like umlauts,
etc, that remain in the URL.
I like the fact that you aren't required to provide a short name,
but I think that perhaps this is the best way after all to get
shorter, more usable URLs, so you can say things like "socsci"
instead of "social-sciences", or "eng" instead of "engineering".
I think everything that's needed is cached in nsv land.
Of course then we'd need to generate URLs like this ...
This is a limitation on internationalization.