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strange character replacement on SO

An example:

bad link

I posted a link in quotes, but the ending quote was interpreted as part of the link and was escaped – mostly. Now the link doesn't work and there's a hanging semicolon after it. The semicolon is part of a " entity which somehow got partway into the link.

&quot;<a href="http://download.oracle.com/javase/6/docs/api/java/awt/Robot.html&quot" rel="nofollow">download.oracle.com/javase/6/docs/api/java/awt/Robot.html&quot</a>;

I assume this isn't a problem in questions and answers, but let's see: "http://google.com"



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