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If a question is voted as a duplicate of a question with leading or trailing whitespace in the title, the whitespace isn't trimmed, breaking the auto-generated comment.

Example (10k only)

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The real question is: why aren't question titles trimmed before they get put into the database in the first place? – Jon Seigel Feb 19 '11 at 0:07

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The bug is that titles have leading or trailing spaces at all. I am fixing that now, looks like it's been this way for quite a while. Thanks for bringing it to my attention!

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Make sure to TRIM() existing titles. – SLaks Feb 20 '11 at 0:24
@slaks already done 2 hours ago across every site – Jeff Atwood Feb 20 '11 at 0:41

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