[wp-hackers] URLs in email [was: load-(page) action hook]

Jorge Peña jorgepblank at gmail.com
Tue May 27 22:32:21 GMT 2008

Alright, I've always delimited my URLs, just didn't know what to use. I
always have used []'s [ http://www.google.com ], but the angle brackets
don't look bad.

On Tue, May 27, 2008 at 12:25 PM, Stephen Rider <wp-hackers at striderweb.com>

> On May 24, 2008, at 3:10 PM, Eric Marden wrote:
>  I ran across this in the codex (
>> http://codex.wordpress.org/Plugin_API/Action_Reference), and would like
>> to...
> On general principle, it is a good idea when putting URLs into an email to
> wrap them in brackets, like so: <
> http://codex.wordpress.org/Plugin_API/Action_Reference>.
> If you do this, you will prevent dead links resulting from email programs
> getting confused as to what is part of the URL and what is not.  (In this
> instance, the close parentheses was being read as part of the link in OS X
> "Mail".)  I have yet to come across an email program that does _not_
> properly read angle brackets as delimiters on URLs.
> A small change to make everyone's life easier.  Sorry for the off-topic --
> just addressing a common irritation.
> Stephen
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> Stephen Rider
> <http://striderweb.com/>
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