What is meta? ×
Meta Stack Exchange is where users like you discuss bugs, features, and support issues that affect the software powering all 150 Stack Exchange communities.

I would like to report a bug.

If there are parentheses in a URL then the link is incorrect in the preview (but not in the final page).

Example, composing an answer to a question on Stack Overflow:

Of dying programming languages [Forth][1] is one of the best.

[1]: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Forth_(programming_language)

The link to Forth in the preview becomes:


Platform: Firefox 3.0.6, Windows XP 64 bit, 8 GB RAM.

share|improve this question
no-repro on OSX Lion / FF12 – Kevin Jun 2 '12 at 15:46
Cannot reproduce on Google Chrome 21 for Arch Linux. – user184498 Jun 2 '12 at 16:23
Congratulations on owning the oldest non-deleted question that earned the Tumbleweed badge :P – Doorknob Jul 19 '13 at 7:43

1 Answer 1

up vote 5 down vote accepted

This has long been fixed. Not surprising, since this bug report is almost three years old :)

share|improve this answer

You must log in to answer this question.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged .