It would be nice if there was an option to turn off automatic links (e.g. www.someurl.com will be made into a link). I'd say most of the time it's a nice touch, but sometimes it's a nuisance and sometimes an outright problem. It's a nuisance when you are just referring to a url. For example, I don't actually want someone to go to www.someurl.com, it may be a site. Heck, it may be a site of questionable content :P. It's a problem when you are writing HTTP protocol stuff (and other protocols). For example, every HTTP/1.1 message must include a Host field. The format is Host: url. If I'm writing an example of getting a webpage at the socket level (which I've done more than once, well related things) then I'd probably write something like... socket.write("GET /index.html HTTP/1.1
");. However, Programmers Heaven will change the url to be http://www.someurl.com
which is incorrect. It even does this in code blocks. I would prefer an option rather than just having code blocks protected as even things like HTTP/1.1 are mangled and I'd rather not have to try [ code] around it just to type it.
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