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Hey can we get blog.stackoverflow.com to be a magic link too?

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We thought about oneboxing all WordPress links, but the problem is, we can't tell it's wordpress without issuing a http request to the target URL.

Oneboxing only works for a truly whitelisted, known set of URLs.The minute you have to HTTP sniff, it becomes unworkable.

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Well blog.stackoverflow.com seems like a natural one, but there is also wordpress.org and blogspot.com – tzenes Aug 8 '10 at 23:51

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