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Subject: URL does not work with URLs ending with ) rss

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Mikko Karvonen
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URL tags don't seem to work with URLs that end with ). You'll encounter these in Wikipedia every now and then.

Encountered the problem when I tried to link to this page: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gaston_(comics)

When I put it into the first URL tag, it became a link, but the output was messed up. When I put just it between the two URL tags, the whole message went blank.

I only tested this in the Preview view.
 
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Yes, this is a known bug with the URL parser. Until this is fixed you can use URL encoding for the parenthesis (or any other problem characters like apostrophes)

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gaston_%28comics%29
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Gaston_(comics)

this site has a list:

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