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Namespaced Gists (github.com)
27 points by geetarista 1688 days ago | hide | past | web | 6 comments | favorite

This is great. But, one request if you're in meddling with gists, could you make them work with orgs!

Please and thanks.

Wow, I'm impressed, Github. You also fixed the problem for users whose user names are numbers#. Two birds, one stone!

# Originally, gist.github.com/abc was the gist page for a user, and gist.github.com/123 was a gist URL. Numeric users were brought to unrelated gists of that ID.

So, now anyone can register a pure numeric user (e.g. 30) of an old gist to block https://gist.github.com/30 from redirecting?

yep: https://gist.github.com/2927038 used to redirect here: https://gist.github.com/doubleotoo/2927038 (in Google results)

The fact that now I can, on other people's computer, type gist.github.com/my_username, show people all my snippets, makes my day! Thx guys, you've always been so thoughtful.

On the other hand, I'm terrified ;-).

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