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What happened to comment formatting?

In a comment,

`Exception`s

doesn't get turned into Exceptions, but remains as

`Exception`s
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marked as duplicate by balpha Feb 20 '11 at 11:47

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No, they don't. – dmckee Jul 7 '10 at 0:27
    
@dmckee Eh? The second one even speaks directly about adding an "s" after comment formatting. That's about as plural as you can get in the majority of words, and they're both about getting problems in your comments. – Grace Note Jul 7 '10 at 0:43
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@Grace: That was "No, backticks don't work right in comments." Sorry for the confusion. I merely meant to imply that comments, being lightweight are not fully functional. – dmckee Jul 7 '10 at 0:53
    
@dmckee Ah, sorry about that, then. – Grace Note Jul 7 '10 at 0:55
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This is by design -- comments use a stricter, minimal markdown, and only allow certain characters (space, and some punctuation) to terminate code blocks.

Edit: Okay, this works now.

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Is this a documented or undocumented feature? – Andrew Grimm Aug 9 '10 at 5:51
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@Andrew: now that Jeff has mentioned it, it can be considered documented. (^_^) – ЯegDwight Aug 9 '10 at 8:56

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