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MathJax should not attempt to parse autolinked URLs

So I just happened across a comment on space.SE that contains a link to the URL https://johnlewis.scene7.com/is/image/JohnLewis/235948306?$prod_exlrg$. (It's a picture of a camera, in case you're ...
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Disable showing post title instead of URL when linked in a post or comment in iOS app

Whenever you type a link, like this one: What happens if you answered a question, questioner says thanks, but didn't accept your answer as correct?, it comes up as the title of the question linked....
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Mention or tag user in answers and comments

I would like to suggest a standard mechanism to mention users and link to their answers. I edit a large number of posts on the ServerFault and Unix site and have observed that people (including me) ...
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Require link text for hyperlinks in questions and answers by disabling automatic hyperlinking of bare URLs

This feature request is partially a response to the following: URL inside parenthesis are not automatically hyperlinked. I propose requiring link text for all hyperlinks in questions and answers (and ...
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URL inside parenthesis are not automatically hyperlinked

Similar to this question. While cleaning up some URL shortened links, I noticed that links are not automatically hyperlinked when enclosed in parens. For example, (http://meta.stackoverflow.com) and ...
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Autolink @username in comments to most recent relevent post with #comment-123546 style anchor

When somebody puts a @username reference to somebody, could the system find either (in this order): The comment above the one with the reference. Or, the most recent post of any kind on the page by ...
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Display title of question rather than its URL when posting internal links in comments [duplicate]

Ok, this is a really simple one and will be well worth doing IMHO. When you put a link in a comment you get something like this: Pretty similar (if not dupe) to stackoverflow.com/questions/...
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Comment Markup is Broken for Some Reason

In this question I tried to making the following comment in markup: Hey jk, and welcome to [workplace.se]! The best questions here ask *"practical, answerable questions based on actual problems ...
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Linkifying URLs containing __xyz__ is broken [duplicate]

When posting this link to the python docs I noticed the linkifying being somewhat broken: http://docs.python.org/2/library/__builtin__.html results in: http://docs.python.org/2/library/builtin.html ...
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Stop turning bare URLs in rfc2606 domains into links

The Problem Sometimes on SO (and —how meta­— on meta) you talk about URLs and use a rfc2606 domain (such as 'http://example.com') but you will never mean this to be a hyperlink. These URLs are meant ...
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URLs in comments surrounded by double quotes wrongly linkified [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: strange character replacement on SO I have made a comment here (first comment in this question itself) with this text: Test 1 (without backticks): String myURL = String("http:...
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FAQ autolink on meta points to SO

Since this is only evident in a comment, I'll post a comment under this question. [FAQ] should direct you to the current site's FAQ. EDIT: Now a feature-request to have [faq] default to current site'...
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URLs in comments are truncated if they contain certain punctuation characters

I just tried to paste this URL in a comment: http://guava-libraries.googlecode.com/svn/trunk/javadoc/com/google/common/primitives/Ints.html#asList(int...) but it comes out like this (note the ...
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Please improve the auto-linking to allow square and round brackets

For example, this won't work with the linking feature: http://java.sun.com/j2se/1.5.0/docs/api/java/util/Arrays.html#binarySearch(int[], int) If I try and [link it][1] this is the result. [1]: ...