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link problem on http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Communicate/MailingListGuidelines page


On this page:


There's an anchor:


Where the trailing two dots are a very bad idea.  Anytime someone posts
a reference to this page in a plain text email, and someone else tries
to follow it by clicking on a URI parsed from a plain text email, the
chances are highly likely that the client will stop parsing at the dots,
and they'll get a link that doesn't work.

i.e. http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Communicate/MailingListGuidelines#If_You_Are_Replying_to_a_Message

Evolution certainly treats it that way.  Not even enclosing the link in
the traditional <pointy brackets> helps include the dots as part of the
URI to be parsed.

The link would be better rewritten without the dots.  Though that will
break any HREF links in webpages that have linked to that anchor.  An
additional ID attribute could be added, so it works both ways.  I notice
the page has a pair of anchors to that part of the page, id="replying"
and a name="If_You_Are_Replying_to_a_Message..", which is all well and
good, but the top of the page uses the longer problem on in the
navigational menu, and this is where people will copy a URI from to
paste to someone else.  That link should probably be changed, too.


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