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Possible Link Bug

Sometimes I use the Wayback Machine to link to really good websites that no longer exist. The URLs are of the form〈date|*〉/〈url〉, e.g., The links display properly in the preview window, but display garbled in the posted answer.

See for example:

Cygwin: Assembly language development?

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marked as duplicate by Jeff Atwood Jul 23 '09 at 2:57

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This is a duplicate, I'll try to find the original. – Ian Elliott Jul 23 '09 at 2:37
You should edit your question. You've got "The links display" on the same line as a URL. I bet you want a blank line there. – John Saunders Jul 23 '09 at 2:37
Here it is,… . This is a known issue, but doesn't appear to be too high priority. – Ian Elliott Jul 23 '09 at 2:39


Resulting in:

<div class="post-text"><p>
<!--                                                                                                                                           v -->
<a href="" rel="nofollow"><a href="" rel="nofollow"></a></a> 
<a href="" rel="nofollow"></a></p> 

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