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Re: goto-address-at-point doesn't get the right url when there is a trai
Re: goto-address-at-point doesn't get the right url when there is a trailing ')'
Wed, 14 Jun 2017 22:01:44 +0700
On Wed, Jun 14, 2017 at 5:11 PM, Amos Bird <address@hidden> wrote:
> When doing (goto-address-at-point) at parenthesis surrounded urls like this
> (https://github.com/nikomatsakis/rayon/issues/231) in any prog mode (c, java,
> python ...)
> it will grab the trailing ')' thus ends up with opening a wrong url.
> Could you tell me a workaround for this?
Don’t do that, then?
A closing parenthesis is a valid URL character. Any heuristic that
fixes your problem will break legal, standard-conforming URLs, such as
If you want to enclose a URL in parentheses, put a pair of angle
brackets <> around it first:
Angle brackets are not valid URL characters and are expicitly
recommended as delimiters around URLs by RFC 2396 § 2.4.3 and RFC 3986
Appendix C. Also, it is a Markdown construct for URLs displayed as-is.