[URLs will continue to function until 31 December 2009 and will then go dead][link]. Yet another reason to use a self-hosted short URL service with a system like my own [la petite url][la].
*Update:* [tr.im has reversed it’s decision to shut down][reverse].
[link]: http://blog.tr.im/post/159489555/tr-im-to-december-31-2009 “tr.im URLs | tr.im to December 31, 2009”
[la]: http://extrafuture.com/projects/la-petite-url “la petite url, a personal URL shortener for WordPress”
[reverse]: http://extrafuture.com/2009/08/11/tr-im-apparently-not-shutting-down-now/ “tr.im Apparently Not Shutting Down, Now”