Problem with links in Markdown

sendiulo at sendiulo at
Fri Jun 21 10:40:51 EDT 2013

Am 21.06.2013 um 05:44 schrieb Aristotle Pagaltzis <pagaltzis at>:

> * Alexander Veit <lbloom at> [2013-06-20 20:50]:

>> recently I stumbled over a problem with the Markdown link syntax[1]


>> This is [an example]( "Title") inline link.


>> RFC 2396[2], section 2.3 defines left and right parentheses to be mark

>> characters, and thus unreserved characters in URIs. This means that

>> left and right parentheses do not need to be percent encoded in URIs.


> I’ve run into this as well.


> The easiest solution (which, since you’re already writing the link

> inline, is not much of a loss) is to work around it by falling back

> to HTML for the link in question, i.e. write it as <a href="">.


> It’s a wart, but can be lived with.


> Regards,

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I guess a more elegant workaround would be to use reference style since there is no need for [brackets][1]


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