About libsurl

libsurl is a library for generating short urls (using various online services like tinyurl.com and bit.ly) suited to use where space is limited, such as in status messages. surl is the command-line interface to libsurl, providing most of the functionality in libsurl as well as additional functionality likely to be of use to command-line users.

The latest stable release of libsurl is libsurl 0.7.1.

Documentation for the libsurl API will be made available soon, along with a tutorial.

Bugs in libsurl should be reported to the libsurl bug tracker at launchpad. Questions can be asked nearby, on the answers page.