Links in parentheses are not hyperlinked


(Scott Trager) #1

Continuing the discussion from Dealing with unwanted (and probably spam) accounts from other countries?:

I noticed when typing the comment above that links in parentheses are not hyperlinked.

(Jeff Atwood) #2

Let’s see

And ( so yep, you’re right.

(Sam Saffron) #3

The autolink regex is nasty, and broken in quite a few cases

(Jeff Atwood) #4

Can you post a link to the exact line of code here and I will look at it?

(Sam Saffron) #5

It needs to deal with diff rules for domain part vs path part vs query string

(Kane York) #6

I think this is part of the problem.

(Sam Saffron) #7

is another part of the problem.

(Dave McClure) #8

Just ran into this… It seems relatively common behavior on our site right now for people to parenthetically include links.

(Joshua Rosenfeld) #9

Ran into this as well today. Easy enough to surround the link with <> but annoying nonetheless.


Doesn’t work:


(Dave McClure) #10

(RĂ©gis Hanol) #11