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Opened 10 years ago

Closed 9 years ago

#5426 closed defect (bug) (duplicate)

Formating of comments with URLs containing parentheses

Reported by: awallin Owned by:
Milestone: Priority: normal
Severity: normal Version:
Component: General Keywords:
Focuses: Cc:


Some URLs have parentheses in them, e.g. references to documents using the DOI standard: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0925-7721(00)00015-8

now when these are submitted in comments the automagic link detection will brake the <a tag at the first parenthesis and the link will be broken.

Change History (1)

#1 @Denis-de-Bernardy
9 years ago

  • Milestone 2.9 deleted
  • Resolution set to duplicate
  • Status changed from new to closed

there is a dup of this one related to pinging not behaving well, with a candidate patch that enforces rfc compliance for urls

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