How to escape an url

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felixge

24 Feb, 2009 05:11 PM

How can I escape an url so that markdown / lighthouse will not mess with it?

My url is: http://bin.cakephp.org/view/1211609124

http://daringfireball.net/projects/markdown/dingus handles it correctly if escaped with backticks around the url. Lighthouse however mangles it as you can see below:

http://s3.amazonaws.com/requests.transload.it/<year>/<customer>/<month>/<day>/<request_id>

Thanks a lot, -- Felix Geisendörfer

  1. 1 Posted by felixge on 24 Feb, 2009 05:12 PM

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    I said lighthouse / but this applies to Lighthouse + TenderApp, sry for the confusion.

  2. 2 Posted by Kyle Neath (Git... on 25 Feb, 2009 08:12 AM

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    looks like you grabbed a bug in our formatting parser. putting it backticks should stop the autolinking, I'll see if we can't fix that.

  3. 3 Posted by System on 26 Feb, 2009 08:05 PM

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    A Lighthouse ticket was created for this discussion

  4. 4 Posted by Troy on 01 Mar, 2009 05:27 PM

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    A +1 on this. I just ran into it with an example API URL within backticks. Thanks.

  5. 5 Posted by rick on 01 Mar, 2009 09:10 PM

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    Should be fixed now:

    http://s3.amazonaws.com/requests.transload.it/<year>/<customer>/<month>/<day>/<request_id>

    Note: It's not in LH yet. Tender uses a model_formatting plugin that was extracted from LH. I still have to pound the extraction back into Lighthouse.

  6. rick closed this discussion on 01 Mar, 2009 09:10 PM.

  7. felixge re-opened this discussion on 02 Mar, 2009 03:03 PM

  8. 6 Posted by felixge on 02 Mar, 2009 03:03 PM

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    Ok, so should I open a new issue on that or how can I find out when that happens? I actually ran into the problem in lighthouse ...

  9. 7 Posted by rick on 03 Mar, 2009 12:38 AM

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    Sure...

  10. rick closed this discussion on 03 Mar, 2009 12:38 AM.

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