pimping myself networking on other sites, and rather than linking to my stackoverflow profile, I'm considering linking to my Stack Exchange profile.
I didn't realize I had such a scary looking URL though:
Compare this to my Stack Overflow profile:
While it's understandable that moving to UUIDs makes sense knowing that eventually every single atom in the universe will desire a Stack Exchange account, I can't help but be homo sapiens centric and suggest that perhaps we humans can receive special treatment and have nicer, shorter URLs.
Lacking a better option, please consider allowing users to choose a custom URL, similar to how Careers has allowed me to choose
Perhaps the following would be easy enough to implement:
It would have to be first come first serve, but even
http://stackexchange.com/users/adamdavis42 is vastly better than