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Bug: Markdown mangling links

Markdown seems to be mangling my links for some reason. Check out this link:

http://beta.stackoverflow.com/questions/10216/best-language-design-resources#10329

Notice that entire paragraphs are being turned into links. It does this whether I enter the links myself or use the link button on WMD. It looks fine in the preview, but is broken during actual display.

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    declined  ·  codinghorrorcodinghorror responded  · 

    your third link did not begin with http:// and thus broke the output. closing.

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      • dparkdpark commented  · 

        Wait, leaving off the "http://"; on the *third* link caused all the prior links to gimp up? I'll watch for that in the future, but that's seriously still a bug. That's not exactly expected behavior. I understand it causing problems with the broken link, but it shouldn't be affecting other links.

        Thanks for fixing my post and responding, though. I do appreciate that.

      • codinghorrorcodinghorror commented  · 

        your third link did not begin with http:// and thus broke the output. closing.

      • dparkdpark commented  · 

        Yeah, but it's not just that the preview and the actual display are slightly different. Something is broken with the display rendering. Look at the markdown and then look at the HTML. There's no way the markdown should be evaluating to that HTML.

      • codinghorrorcodinghorror commented  · 

        this is a risk because WMD markdown renderer and C# server-side markdown renderers are totally different code paths now

      • dparkdpark commented  · 

        Note also that the link to Wirth's book isn't showing up at all.

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