This may be related to this question: Comment bug with URLs and square brackets, however it still appears to be an issue for me.

I wanted to leave a comment with a link, so I typed:


Which displayed the following:


I had to escape the byte[] part in a code block:


And it worked fine. Is this expected behavior? Is there any way I can escape those square brackets inside my link?


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Use backslashes to escape the literal brackets:


This is rendered as:


See the demo comment below this answer as well.

Using backslashes is part of the Markdown standard, see Backslash Escapes:

Markdown allows you to use backslash escapes to generate literal characters which would otherwise have special meaning in Markdown’s formatting syntax.


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