Onebox with "_" in the URL

https://twitter.com/_DigitalWriter_/status/1349384522484375552

https://twitter.com/DigitalWriter/status/1349384522484375552

This URL with two “_” 0x5F (hexadezimal) apparently prevents Discourse from creating a OneBox. Is that possible?

Thank You

Update: You can escape it with a backslash. But you have to know :wink:
https://twitter.com/\_DigitalWriter\_/status/1349384522484375552

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I really have no knowledge of markdown parsers. But could we teach the parser that a contiguous string starting with http: // or www. shouldn’t be checked for Markdown?

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@CvX feeling like digging into our Markdown pipeline?

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Duplicate of Links broken with (at least) two underscores in URL